Ken Clarke and political nap betting

Budget 2011: George Osborne laughs off Ken Clarke ‘nap’

Ken Clarke napping

Just resting his eyes

Here is what I love about this story:

“Ladbrokes paid out to someone who bet it might happen.”

And here’s an obligatory Eric Pickles joke: Ken Clarke wasn’t napping, he just went into stasis to survive the orbital journey around Eric Pickles.