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16 July 2014updated 26 Sep 2015 8:01am

“Hope I don’t look too ’80s cabin attendant’“: Nick Clegg in Twitter joke triumph

Is this the best thing our Deputy Prime Minister's ever done?

By Media Mole

In competent Deputy Prime Minister news, Nick Clegg has made a joke on Twitter that is actually very funny. Mocking the Mail‘s reshuffle “catwalk” article, Clegg tweeted his uncertainty about his own style choices for sashaying in and out of Downing Street.

This mole would direct the Cleggster to its own guide to the Kings of the Downing Street catwalk for some style tips.

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