June 12, 2010

Chariots of Fire, it’s Not

Stefan Rousseau/AP

Stefan Rousseau/AP

So, maybe Gordon Brown wasn’t a singular doof as much as he was indicative of the modern, male British Prime Minister compelled to overcompensate for England’s power deficit on the world stage.  Memories of the empire, and all that.

Theories aside, though, David Cameron could use someone to save him from his own narcissistic impulses — especially his belief that he’s one among equals when he gets out there with the boys “in theater.”

Here are the next three shots in the CharlotteObserver slideshow.

(caption: Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron centre right, goes for an early morning run with British soldiers, at Camp Bastion in Helmand Province, during his two day visit to Afghanistan, Friday June 11, 2010.)

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