I was slightly confused as to why Gordon Brown was on American Idol yesterday, but on taking a close look at the actual footage from the show (courtesy of the BBC I-Player) I was not at all convinced it is actually him.
Just looking at this picture, it clearly was not Gordon Brown. I have never seen Gordon Brown smiling like this, indeed, nobody in the world smiles like this. But later on, in an effort to genuinely make people believe it was him, they added a caption.
But with the caption came an even more jolly look to the face, which begs the question, if he really is this jolly, has he seen the economic figures ? And perhaps worse than that, why does he smile for the Americans and not for the British ?