If you’re not a regular at the Daily Mash it’s worth subscribing to the RSS feed and keeping an eye on this satirical website. Following the Gordon Brown u-turn (with more to come?) on the 10p tax band it published a story under the headline
“LABOUR backbenchers last night convinced the government not to go out and just start punching poor people in the face.
Ministers had planned to spend the summer wandering around shopping centres in gangs, lashing out at low paid workers and single pensioners.
But after a day of intense negotiations with rebel MPs the prime mininster agreed to a deal which will require poor people to apply for a special badge, giving them partial immunity from a ministerial kicking.”
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