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LDVideo | George Osborne’s GQ award embarrassment: when political jokes go bad (and when they go right)

by Stephen Tall on September 10, 2011

The Chancellor George Osborne has been left red-faced by his controversially potty-mouthed acceptance speech at the GQ awards when picking up a gong. His references to the magazine’s adult content, and use of the word ‘wankers’, has attracted widespread criticism for crudeness, and conduct unbecoming the dignity of his office — even his usual supporters […]