Here's five horribly cringeworthy political errors made in 2013...
5 - George 'Munchies' Osborne
The chancellor regards Twitter as a vehicle to demonstrate he is human rather than a cutting merciless cyborg Treasury monster. So a late-night picture of him chomping on a burger should have been just the trick. What could be more endearing than this?
The problem, it emerged, was that the burger in question was not a Maccie Ds, or even a Burger King. It was a Byron Burger which cost an eye-watering £9.75. Twitter judged this to be evidence that the chancellor is himself 'posh', and certainly not a man of the people.
"I was working late on a speech and I had a hamburger and the world is now talking about it," he moaned the following morning. When communities secretary Eric Pickles responded with a picture of himself eating a salad, Osborne would have surely realised the joke was on him.
4 - David 'Pass' Cameron
Like Cameron's 'mission accomplished' gaffe (which didn't make the top ten,Read More »from Top five political gaffes of 2013