"Everybody knew that Gordon Brown wasn't Mary Poppins", said the truly insightful Abbott on This Week - just a few minutes ago. Let's check:
Gordon "Forces of Hell" Brown's first cabinet meeting, Westminster, 2007:
Yup, Diane was right for once. No Mary Poppins he.
(Did you spot Harriet Harman shrieking her damned political heart out in Brown's satan metal band, btw?)