Labour MP John McDonnell, who serves as the party's Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer, actually read from Chairman Mao's Little Red Book in the British House of Commons in an exchange with George Osborne who is the Chancellor of th Exchequer in David Cameron's Tory government:
Let me quote from Mao, rarely done in this chamber, 'We must learn to do economic work from all who know how. No matter who they are, we must esteem them as teachers, learning from them respectfully and conscientiously. But we must not pretend to know what we do not know'.
I thought it would come in handy for you in your new relationship.
McDonnell then tossed the book across the dispatch box towards Osborne. But Osborne had a beautiful reply:
So the shadow chancellor literally stood at the Despatch Box and read out from Mao's Little Red Book.
Opening the book, he went on: "Oh look! It's his personal signed copy.