An awful set of front pages for the Chancellor

6th December, 2012 7:55 am

If the Tories thought the Autumn Statement would get an easier ride in the press than usual post-Leveson, they were sorely mistaken. Most of the papers have gone for critical front pages…

The only paper still openly backing the Chancellor on their front page this morning was the Express…

  • Gabrielle

    That picture from the Grauniad of Alexander, Osborne and Cameron laughing really is utterly repellent.

    I find it very disturbing that this bunch of inadequates seem to find (mis)running a country such a jolly jape. The words brewery, p*ss-up, and couldn’t run spring to mind.

  • Gabrielle

    I remember now why they were laughing. Ed Balls had stumbled over his words, as he has a speech impediment that he has to cope with. What *lovely* people ….

  • leslie48

    The Express headlines are saying his budget is full of cheerful things – interesting as it is often said they have quite an elderly readership – who relatively comfortably off have had a good budget in many ways. Unhappily the Mirror leads on another BBC celeb story – I wonder sometimes if things are as bad as they are painted by those of us on the Left. If things are really that bad for poorer families would we not see more complaints and bitterness; political anger seems mooted and ‘the consensus’ is that we have been giving too many tax credits to the ‘long term’ benefits receivers and discouraged mums and dads with many kids from really looking for work – even the antti – budget lady who featured on BBC news said on her estate she knew of people who just did not get up and go. I think we have to really think through these issues – we need a reality check.

  • NT86

    Ah the Express, that’s a a joke mag right? When even Tory papers turn on him as do the public Gideon can’t keep pointing the finger at Labour or the eurozone crisis.

    Just beggars belief that we’ll be stuck with this fool as Chancellor for another 2 and half years minimum. There’s still towels that need folding at Selfridges.

  • Graeme Hancocks

    The picture of those three creeps – Alexander, Osborne and Cameron – laughing at someone because they have a stutter shows what a repellant bunch they are. Labour should use that picture at the next election.


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