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Ed Balls Just Delivered A Sassy Putdown To Michael Gove's Wife

Sarah Vine asked how the Labour shadow chancellor ever managed to get together with Yvette Cooper. Balls hit straight back.

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Sarah Vine, star Daily Mail columnist and wife of Conservative chief whip Michael Gove, was tweeting about Ed Balls' looks on Monday night.

@agendaitv How did Ed Balls ever bag Yvette? That is the real question of the night

Sarah Vine@SarahVineFollow

@agendaitv How did Ed Balls ever bag Yvette? That is the real question of the night

11:31 PM - 08 Dec 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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And delivered this putdown.

Errr.. Hang on.. Pots? Kettles? RT @SarahVine: @agendaitv How did Ed Balls ever bag Yvette? That is the real question of the night

Ed Balls@edballsmpFollow

Errr.. Hang on.. Pots? Kettles? RT @SarahVine: @agendaitv How did Ed Balls ever bag Yvette? That is the real question of the night

11:41 PM - 08 Dec 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Before gleefully retweeting comments on the appearance of Vine's husband.

Touché > RT @edballsmp Err.. Hang on.. Pots? Kettles? RT @SarahVine How did Ed Balls Ever bag Yvette?

Alan Selby@SelbyMirrorFollow

Touché > RT @edballsmp Err.. Hang on.. Pots? Kettles? RT @SarahVine How did Ed Balls Ever bag Yvette?

11:47 PM - 08 Dec 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

There's a phenomenal bitchy "ugly spouse" competition going on between @SarahVine and @edballsmp, if you're interested.

Matt Brannigan@Matthew_WhoFollow

There's a phenomenal bitchy "ugly spouse" competition going on between @SarahVine and @edballsmp, if you're interested.

11:43 PM - 08 Dec 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Jim Waterson is a politics editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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