Chris Grayling overtakes the financial crash on list of UK economic crises

Chris Grayling standing in front of burning buildings
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Despite having all the personality of an old flannel, Chris Grayling is a noteworthy politician:

 

Following this latest Chris-tastrophe, Grayling has overtaken the financial crash on the list of Great British economic crises.

Bad company

The list of things to fuck the British economy is currently:

10. The Black Death.

9. Every time the England football team went to extra time on a school night.

8. Privatising everything that wasn’t nailed down (and then privatising everything that was nailed down (and then privatising the nails)).

7. Irn-Bru changing its recipe.

6. The financial crash.

5. Chris Grayling.

4. Declaring an unwinnable war on drugs instead of selling them at corner shops for profit.

3. The Great Depression.

2. The World Wars.

1. The Tory Party.

Too rich to fail

As disastrous as the Tories are in general, Grayling accounts for a good 20% of that. It’s important to note how academics compiled this list though. As one of them explained:

We based our findings on how much these things affected regular people. Rich people actually benefitted from several of them – especially the financial crash. Some profited from the Black Death. Who do you think processed the dead after they got brought out?

Grayling has yet to respond to this latest ‘achievement’. He did try, but he ended up accidentally ordering a second Channel Tunnel at a cost of several hundred billion pounds to the taxpayer.

Featured image via pixabay / Wikimedia – Chris McAndrew

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