THE LEADER of the centre-right British Conservative party, David Cameron has labelled incessant tweeters "twats" in an interview on breakfast radio.
During the interview with Absolute radio breakfast host Christian O'Connell, Cameron also said the British public were "rightly pissed off with politicians". Cameron then quickly apologised for his bad language at such an early hour, but failed to say sorry for such an appalling understatement.
The twats comment occurred when O'Connell asked Cameron why he didn't use micro-blogging site Twitter to spread his party's message. "Too many twits might make a twat," replied Cameron.
Cameron's spinners later pointed out that 'twat' is not considered profanity according to the arcane rules of public broadcasting in the UK.
But somewhere in deeply conservative middle England, such language is probably thought of as unbecoming of the leader of Her Majesty's Opposition who is widely expected to be the next Prime Minister.
However, the INQ is sure that such 'slips' are merely cynical efforts by the Old Etonian to slyly endear himself to all us British commoners by attempting to camouflage his inherently snobbish, elitist roots. µ