As U.K. treasury chief George Osborne revealed the country's budget in an annual speech to parliament on Wednesday, he scored cheers on what he clearly envisioned as a winning moment—but those cheers quickly turned to criticism when people took to Twitter.
Uh-oh: "never been smaller?"
The fact that women are underpaid at all is egregious, which people quickly reminded Osborne of. It seems as if the tone-deaf comment bothered U.K. Twitter more than steeping tea too long, or whatever it is bothers British people.
And remember, that was supposed to be the speech's good news. Not the British government's most inspiring work. Right, Winston Churchill? Or, you know, whoever the Brits like.