This week has been no different, and over the last seven days Tories have fallen into every gaffe-trap going, from dodging important meetings, to making dodgy ministerial appointments.
With that in mind, here are MP's biggest gaffes this week:
1. Sunak becomes PM and immediately becomes a meme
It usually takes a while for new prime ministers to become memes of themselves, but Sunak managed to hit the ground running on day one when, upon being coronated as leader of the Tory party, he delivered a short and robotic speech which people immediately took the mick out of.
\u201crishi sunak is the first text-to-speech algorithm to become the british prime minister.\u201d
— spooky tweets by cian\u2122 - part one (@spooky tweets by cian\u2122 - part one)
It happens to the best of us.
2. Sunak takes a pop at North London
Things didn't improve in the week and Sunak used his first PMQs appearance to slam the leader of the opposition Keir Starmer for the cardinal sin of living in North London.
Starmer had brought up footage of Sunak bragging about taking money out of deprived urban areas, and instead of explaining himself, Sunak simply said: "I know the right honourable gentleman rarely leaves North London".
It was pretty ridiculous, not least because the criticism is usually used to make people seem elite and out of touch, and Sunak is on the Sunday Times Rich List, while Starmer isn't.
Starmer also represents a London constituency - so living near it is pretty good if you ask us.
3. Nadine Dorries tries her hand at presenting
Over to the backbenches, and as she is no longer culture secretary, Dorries must have more time on her hands. So much time that she decided to try her hand at presenting on TalkTV, filling in for Piers Morgan.
Did she do a good job? Well you can judge that for yourselves...
\u201cNadine\u2019s new career is going as well as her last one. Oh my god.\u201d
On Sunday morning, despite him being among those calling on Johnson to resign in July, Zahawi expressed his support for Johnson becoming the leader of the Tories (again).
He tweeted: “I’m backing Boris. He got the big calls right,” adding: “Britain needs him back. We need to unite to deliver on our manifesto.
Really bigging his old boss up, just hours later, The Telegraph published a comment piece by the former Education Secretary, titled ‘Get ready for Boris 2.0, the man who will make the Tories and Britain great again’.
Embarrassingly for him, Johnson confirmed he wasn't standing in the race around the same time and just 30 minutes after the comment piece was published, Zahawi chose a new horse to back.
\u201cA day is a long time in politics...\n\nGiven today's news, it's clear that we should turn to @RishiSunak to become our next Prime Minister. Rishi is immensely talented, will command a strong majority in the parliamentary Conservative Party, and will have my full support & loyalty.\u201d
A big gaffe this week has been the coronation of Sunak in general. There's not been a general election yet we are onto our third prime minister in seven weeks and given the Tories' position in the polls, it seems the public are not best pleased.
Could this be the biggest political gaffe of all time?
6. Just Suella Braverman
It has also been a tough week for the home secretary. Last week she resigned from Liz Truss's government for breaching the ministerial code - she admitted to sending "sensitive" documents to the wrong person and from her personal email.
The heat didn't die down. Ed Davey alleged people call her "leaky Sue" while the previous Tory party chairman Jake Berry made further allegations about her conduct, and the Daily Mail said she was investigated over the leak of a story involving MI5 in January.
\u201c"From my own knowledge, there were multiple breaches of the ministerial code."\n\nSacked Conservatives chairman Jake Berry addresses Home Secretary Suella Braverman's alleged security breach.\n\n@jakeberry | @MrHarryCole | @KateEMcCann | @TalkTV | #PMU\u201d
— Piers Morgan Uncensored (@Piers Morgan Uncensored)
7. Sunak dodges Cop27
Sunak has not only faced criticism for his appointments this week. Despite it being an extremely important annual event in which world leaders discuss how to limit the impact of climate change, Sunak decided he would not attend Cop27.
His allies defended him, but he was widely criticised by environmentalists and opposition parties.
Not the best optics.
8. Sunak's dodgy song choice
And to round off the chaos week, on Friday, the prime minister released a promotional video of him running around being the PM. It was characteristically slick.
\u201cTogether we can achieve incredible things.\n\nNow let's get to work \ud83d\udc47\u201d
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