The UK national debt is now GBP 2 Trillion.
That’s GBP 2,000,000,000,000.
That’s fucking enormous.
I am a former astrophysicist and that means coping day-to-day with big numbers.
Very big numbers.
But that one really wanked into the teacakes.
That’s Broon’s prudence. Putting us two fucking trillion in the hole. That is an amount of money beyond any rational conception.
A five pound note is 135 mm long. Two trillion in fivers would end-to-end stretch for 270 million km. Or a little bit over 200 round trips to the Moon.