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Cameron calls Aidan Burley a twat

The Prime Minister's artful put-down of the troublesome Tory MP.

David Cameron at the opening ceremony of the Olympic games.
Samantha Cameron, David Cameron and Boris Johnson during the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games. Photograph: Getty Images.

Unsurprisingly, David Cameron was keen to condemn Conservative MP Aidan Burley's description of the Olympics ceremony as "leftie multi-cultural crap." Here's what he told the BBC:

I did once say something about people who use Twitter, particularly politicians, and I think in this case I was absolutely spot on. I think what he said was completely wrong. It was an idiotic thing to say.

In other words, the Prime Minister has just called one of his MPs "a twat".