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This Is The Photo That Sums Up The TV Leaders' Debate

And every party tried to spin it.

Stefan Rousseau / PA Wire/Press Association Images

Nigel Farage published his own take on it.

When they say, "We're all in this together..." they really mean it... #bbcdebate

Conservative ministers put their own spin on it.

The #BBCDebate tonight was a sight of the chaos Labour /SNP negotiations would lead to

And journalists agreed that the photo, by Press Association photographer Stefan Rousseau, pretty much summed things up.

We'll see this again... MT @StefanRousseau: LATE EXTRA Photo du Jour: Opposition leaders By Stefan Rousseau/PA

But others pointed that this group hug between the three female party leaders told a different story.

You can only feel sorry for Ed Miliband in this photo. All he wants is a hug. #BBCDebate

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

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