LDV Caption Competition: Osborne, Clegg & Alexander “Three Musketeers” Edition

There’s no prize at stake – just the opportunity to prove you’re wittier than any other LDV reader…

Here is Tory Chancellor George Osborne flanked by the two Lib Dem members of the ‘Quad’, Nick Clegg and Danny Alexander. What do you think might be being said or thought by or about them?

And the winners of our last caption comp is…

Some fantastic entries for our most recent caption competition, Tim Farron & Prince Charles “I want that hat” Edition.

The winners, according to The Voice’s judging panel of one, was this one by Nick (not Clegg):

Tim to HRH: “How do you feel about GCHQ monitoring your conversations with plants?”
HRH to Tim: “How do you feel about them monitoring yours with God?”

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  • Cheltenham Robin 14th Apr '12 - 5:46pm

    Danny and Nick turn up to watch George announce Lib Dem manifesto commitments as government policy.

    That has to be worth a small snigger.

  • Toby MacDonnell 14th Apr '12 - 9:34pm

    George tried hard to supress his violent impulses when the other two started backseat chancelloring.

  • All:

    “It wuzzn’t me!”

  • David from Ealing 15th Apr '12 - 9:23am

    Danny Alexander: I’m prompting you, you idiot!
    Nick Clegg (from Osborne’s right): Get it right, right, right

  • Danny Alexander: “His lips are definitely moving”

    Nick Clegg: “Yes but I can definitely hear him speaking from down here”

  • G: ‘Now let me see if I can remember how it goes’
    D: ‘Don’t worry, George, I wrote it so I’ll prompt you’
    N: ‘I bet he’ll forget to say that the good bits are ours the bad bits are his’

  • antony ward 15th Apr '12 - 4:11pm

    george……………No here, heres I haven’t said a word yet………..

  • All three together: “All for 0.25 and 0.25 for

  • David Allen 15th Apr '12 - 4:46pm

    Osborne: “And if you don’t pay up, I’ll send my heavies round. – No, sorry, I meant my lightweights!”

  • Nick (not Clegg) 18th Apr '12 - 9:52pm

    Nick Clegg: “I’d never seen the tories from this angle before may 2010″
    Danny Alexander: ” I wish the electorate could see things from our point of view.”

  • Nick (not Clegg) 19th Apr '12 - 11:34am

    Nick Clegg: “Do some of these new tax proposals seem half baked to you?”
    Danny Alexander: ” Maybe they’re not as hot as I thought.”

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