Has David Cameron lost the plot?

June 18, 2013 8:27 am

Once upon a time David Cameron was known for his deft handling of the public mood. Not anymore. Last night, he tweeted:

This is a Prime Minister who is often lambasted as “out of touch”, at a time when half a million people are being driven to using Foodbanks because they can’t afford to eat.

We’re all in this together, right?

  • John Ruddy

    There’s a difference between doing that, and then boasting about the grub you’re eating. You might even call it rubbing people’s noses in it.

  • rekrab

    Can’t see this menu being stored in the food banks?

  • http://twitter.com/waterwards dave stone

    Not much of a choice for vegetarians – if I had been invited I would’ve had to spend the evening in the bar.

    Would be such a shame to miss Cameron’s attempt to drum up support for arming Al Qaeda affiliated jihadists.

  • http://twitter.com/waterwards dave stone

    “Sainsbury’s Basic Beans on toast?”

    No. Chicken tikka masala would be better – it’s the UK’s national dish.

    • rekrab

      All left overs gratefully received by the pot licking Pickles!LoL!

  • Monkey_Bach

    I can’t help noting that Ed Balls and Yvette Cooper, despite their parliamentary salaries and oodles of money coming in from “other interests”, regularly claimed about £600.00 a month between them, in expenses, to help meet their food bills. Most politicos are divorced from the trial and tribulations that “ordinary” people have to deal with on a daily basis, which is probably why they eagerly make so many bad decisions whenever given half a chance. I doubt that any MP goes home to a plate of egg and chips and a mug of tea after a hard day’s politicking despite the rise of food banks and growing poverty abounding in our nation.

    Eeek.

  • trotters1957

    Most people’s comments have missed the point. The point is that Cameron’s judgement is poor. No-one expects them to eating beans on toast but why publicise this. It just invites criticism, that’s the point of the article.

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