I told you so
I told you so says George/Ed.
I said there'd be no double dip/recovery.
I predicted/warned you, despite what the doubters said.
I've got the world's leading economic organisations/economists on my side.
Obama agrees with me/me.
I am right and you are wrong.
Today's growth figures do not and cannot prove whether George Osborne or Ed Balls was right.
What they will do is ensure that the political debate will not just be about how to tackle the deficit, but how to get the economy growing faster again.
For years politicians on all sides have told us that they want to see the British economy re-balanced - to become less dependent on financial services and the South East. A period of low growth, spending cuts and rising taxes may make those words sound rather less attractive than they once did.