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U.K. Government Described as ‘Brokeback Coalition’, FT Reports

July 24 (Bloomberg) -- U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron’s coalition government has been called the “Brokeback Coalition” by colleagues, the Financial Times said.

David Davis, a Tory politician, used the reference to the film about two gay cowboys at a private lunch on July 22 in London, the FT said. Davis later said he was misheard, according to the newspaper.

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