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Separated at birth?

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The first picture is to be found at the UK EU Presidency 2005 website (I will explain what I was doing there shortly), and the second is Charles Laughton as Quasimodo in the 1939 'Hunchback of Notre Dame'. Another possible match to that picture of Brown is Ephialtes in Snyder's '300', but all the image matches make him look rather prettier than Brown.

It is not just Brown who has had a less than flattering photo employed at the site, consider these:

An out of focus almost mongoloid looking Blair:


John 'Hypnotoad' Hutton:


And Hillary 'what have I sat on?' Armstrong:


This site, note, was presumably designed to make the UK look great, rather than to hold up its leaders for ridicule. There are some other fairly grim photos, but I reckon I have shown the pick of the bunch.

Anyway, I was rooting around on the site in search of anything memorable having happened during the UK presidency, inspired by a survey commissioned by a French supermarket on attitudes to the forthcoming French presidency.

Asked 'Will the French Presidency have good, bad or no consequences?' 39% think it will be good for France, 18% bad, and a rather more worldly 24%, no consequences at all. Just under a fifth were too stupid to have an opinion.

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Blogger Blue Eyes said... 10:46 am

I am concerned that Hillary Benn and Hillary Armstrong look rather similar.  



Anonymous nomad said... 11:05 am

...in search of anything memorable having happened during the UK presidency...

and did you find anything? I mist say I recall nothing of note.  



Anonymous JuliaM said... 4:55 pm

"I am concerned that Hillary Benn and Hillary Armstrong look rather similar."

Oh, no! One's got a very masculine, strongly-featured face.

The other's Hillary Benn....  



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