Top ten gaffes of 2013: 10 – Ed ‘RIP’ Miliband

Kicking off our top ten is the leader of the opposition. Ed has had a pretty good year when it comes to avoiding putting his foot in it, and this effort following the resignation of Sir Alex Ferguson from Manchester United was hardly a headslap moment. It was more a sad shake of the head, often the way with the Labour leader – an opportunity to be statesmanlike, gone ever so slightly wrong.



This was sensitive, touching, and sounded exactly like he thought Fergie had passed away. As everyone on Twitter immediately noticed.



Click here for gaffe number nine – from a very important Tory…