"We were very concerned this morning," Harriet began in a low voice. Was she about to reveal the Family Harman had run out of Bran Flakes?
By Alex Stevenson
After several weeks of being remorselessly ridiculed, Labour's previously abject deputy leader finally managed to raise her game against David Cameron in this week's prime minister's questions.
Thanks to a Treasury document leaked to the Guardian, predicting 1.3 million of public and private sector job cuts over the course of the next five years, Harman had a stick with which to poke the PM far longer and spikier than anything before.
It turned out all was well on the breakfast cereal front. Instead, jobs were on the Harman brain.
"The honourable lady should know..." Cameron began in response. Trigger-happy opposition backbenchers' obfuscator-detecting senses, perhaps a little over-developed, buzzed with alarm. They would make very poor players of Just A Minute. "Answer!" they yelled, outraged that the prime minister had notRead More »from No answer for the chuntering peaceniks