Poor Gordon Brown. On his recent visit to Washington British PM Brown gave Pres. Obama a truly touching gift – a pen set made from the timbers of a British anti-slavery vessel. The President return the kindness by giving the PM a boxed set of 25 American movie classics. Not exactly touching, but then the President does have other pressing matters to attend to.
Outrage in the British press ensued and just as it seemed to be dying down, the Times reports that when the PM recently sat down to view his first selection from said set – Psycho (there’s surely much we could read into that) – he was surprised to see this:
Another “learning experience” for the White House staff perhaps?