The Best Of The Internet’s Reaction To George Osborne Joining Twitter

The Chancellor of the Exchequer has started tweeting ahead of his Budget announcement. And everyone is determined to give him a warm welcome.

1. This is Osborneā€™s first, and so far only, tweet

2. Naturally, Twitter welcomed him with open arms

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George Osborne you BRIEFCASE WANKER!! #budget

— J_CartwrightNOT (@Jay Cartwright)

7. There were some funny, non-sweary responses too

.@George_Osborne to cut tweets to 135 characters by 2015 except for people with +200K followers. We don't want to drive them abroad #budget

— davidschneider (@David Schneider)

8. But even the non-sweary ones were still pretty vicious

Today George Osborne announces a massive cut, and says he's joining twitter. Sure there's an 'n' missing there somewhere.

— Pundamentalism (@James Martin)

Exclusive photos of George Osborne and advisers preparing for #Budget2013

— JonnieMarbLes (@Jonnie Marbles)

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