And the Malcolm Tucker Award goes to...

...a Government source quoted in today's <em>Times</em>.

Labour's amendment to the Syria motion to be debated in Parliament later on today has caused fury in Government circles, it would seem.

As Sam Coates and Francis Elliott report in today's Times (£):

Now, that's a turn of phrase that The Thick of It's Malcolm Tucker would be proud of.

(H/T to @RobDotHutton for the screengrab)

Malcolm Tucker. Photo: BBC

I'm a mole, innit.