Your mole tends to avoid PMQs, preferring to watch University Challenge when the urge to watch posh people making incomprehensible noises arises.
So it missed an entertaining set-to between the Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition over their mums. A Labour MP – your mole believes it was one of the Eagle twins – heckled David Cameron about his mother’s opposition to local government cuts in Oxfordshire, asking what his mother would say were she there. To which Cameron responded: “Put on a proper suit, do up your tie, and SING THE NATIONAL ANTHEM.”
— Elena Cresci (@elenacresci) February 24, 2016
Charming. Still, some people saw the funny side:
Next week on #PMQs: “Your momma so dumb, she was convinced by Andy Burnham’s U-Turns.”
— Stephen Bush (@stephenkb) February 24, 2016
I joked last month Cameron would soon respond with “your mum” jokes. Kind of scary he’s using my Twitter feed for political advice
— Hammard (@hammard_1987) February 24, 2016
“Prime Minister’s Questions, or as it’s been renamed, “My Mum’s Bigger than Your Mum”. #PMQs
— Gordon Ridout (@GordonRidout) February 24, 2016
While Corbyn had this response after via Twitter.
“If most of us are ashamed of shabby clothes & shoddy furniture let us be more ashamed of shabby ideas & shoddy philosophies” Einstein #pmqs
— Jeremy Corbyn MP (@jeremycorbyn) February 24, 2016