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Brexit may mean Brexit, but thankfully it also means memes.
Chancellor Philip Hammond looks set to find this out the hard way after the annual “chancellor working hard before the budget statement” photo set hit the internet.
This year’s photo set features Hammond reading his budget statement while sipping on a mug emblazoned with his own name. Because that was never going to be a bad idea, was it?
Chancellor Philip Hammond has a mug with "Chancellor Philip Hammond" written on it. https://t.co/vL3fwjbyYt— Dan Bloom (@Dan Bloom) 1540747079
@danbloom1 The size of that spacing on those papers... 👀 Get some glasses, love.— Alexander Morgan (@Alexander Morgan) 1540747389
@danbloom1 Better than one with mug written on it!— Paul Lewis (@Paul Lewis) 1540794031
@danbloom1 @Psythor https://t.co/KoUABS8p4L— Al (@Al) 1540749034
This isn’t the first time that a chancellor has fallen victim to a photo-op. Former chancellor George Osborne faced ridicule when photos were released of him signing his computer printed name with an ink pen.
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