Deputy leader of the Labour Party Harriet Harman has been forced into a grovelling apology, after ginger rodents reacted angrily to suggestions that they resemble Coalition Treasury spokesman Danny Alexander.
Spokesman for the Guinea pig Defence League, Mr Squeakles, said, "To suggest that Ginger rodents like myself resemble a member of the current government is highly insulting. It wouldn't have been so bad if he had compared us to someone like Nick Clegg, but to compare us to a politician who is both Ginger and Scottish to boot, is both degrading and hurtful to Guinea pigs, Red Squirrels, door-mice and hamsters alike. Besides, everyone knows that he looks like Beaker from the Muppets!"
A spokesman for Beaker from the Muppets reacted angrily to suggestions that he looked like Danny Alexander claiming "Meep! Meep! Meep!" before holding up a picture of a young Chris Evans whilst making a prodding motion.
A spokesman for Chris Evans reacted angrily to suggestions that...(story continues on Page 9)