Well that was interesting wasn't it? A trillion pounds of national debt, NIC hitting low to middle incomes by £4 billion, and increases to alcohol duty and income tax for the sake of a temporary cut in VAT. George Osborne was on fire today. And doesn't this picture sum up what is wrong with Gordon Brown? Taken from the front page of the Telegraph, we see Darling and Cooper looking solemn while Osborne smashes into them. Brown, on the other hand, seems delighted with something. Maybe it's the thought of Darling taking the blame for his mistakes, or maybe he's just a lunatic? Who can say?
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