F ORMER spin doctor Alastair Campbell has attacked the Scots comedian and political satirist Armando Iannucci over his acceptance of an OBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours list.
Campbell, the former spokesman for Tony Blair and the inspiration behind the character Malcolm Tucker in Iannucci's BBC sitcom The Thick Of It, mocked the writer for accepting the honour.
Yesterday on Twitter, Iannucci declared it was "the most humble day of my life", referring to his OBE. Campbell responded by accusing Iannucci of joining those he had become famous for parodying.
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