On the back of Brown's article causing a diplomatic row last week by appearing to endorse one of the U.S. Presidential Candidates, you'd have thought government ministers might now tread a little more carefully before expressing an opinion.
Not so the Government's newest Minister, Assistant Whip, Dawn Butler who said on Boulton this morning that Barack Obama is the best candidate.
"I have met him, I think he is going to...I think he is the best candidate."
Oops. Normally, she'd be reprimanded by the whips. Oh, wait...