Watch: Vince Cable fluffs his ‘erotic spasm’

Watch: Vince Cable fluffs his 'erotic spasm'
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Vince Cable's big moment at the Lib Dem party conference has arrived – but unfortunately for the Lib Dem leader he managed to fluff his lines. Cable was set to use his keynote speech to accuse Brexiteers of pursuing an 'erotic spasm' in leaving the EU. But that's not quite what he actually said:

Not quite the "erotic spasm" phrase @vincecable #politicslive

— BBC Politics (@BBCPolitics) September 18, 2018

Talk about an anti climax...

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