Thursday's Quote of the Day
"Someone get Mandy on his magic carpet up to Rochdale and take her out dancing or something" - Sanitised tweet from spin doctor Malcolm Tucker (aka The Thick of It writer Jesse Armstrong)
When Gordon Brown made his open mic blunder, Tucker - like his real-life counterparts at Labour HQ - swung into damage limitation mode. But fans of the political satire, do not adjust your sets - expletives have, of course, been deleted.
More details (The Times)