YouTube ‘cos we want to: Obama, Miliband and Mitchell & Webb

Welcome to the weekend edition of our new LDV feature rounding up some of the best/worst/most curious political videos doing the rounds.

First up, everyone’s seen that picture of Presidents Obama and Sarkozy, supposedly showing the two world leaders leering at a 17-year-old junior G8 delegate. In reality, the truth is a little less demeaning and dramatic. Here’s the video footage of the same incident:


(Hat-tip: The Times’s Comment Central).

Second up, here’s a brief clip of a couple of MPs engaging in what is known as Parliamentary wit. It’s not actually that funny a quip, nor is it that well-delivered – but it is quite brief:


(Hat-tip: Paul Waugh).

And finally for today, here’s Mitchell & Webb’s take on Homeopathic A&E, which is dedicated to the Green party and its ‘staggeringly extreme’ proposals:

(Hat-tip: Media Guardian’s viral video chart).

Read more by or more about , , , , or .
This entry was posted in YouTube.
Advert

6 Comments

  • The joke – and I do use that word in it’s widest possible definition – was originally made by William Hague when Tony Blair’s youngest sun was born.

    It was quite funny then…

  • George Turner 11th Jul '09 - 11:19pm

    Hat tip to Hywel, Hague was far far funnier

  • Herbert Brown 11th Jul '09 - 11:47pm

    “And finally for today, here’s Mitchell & Webb’s take on Homeopathic A&E, which is dedicated to the Green party and its ’staggeringly extreme’ proposals:”

    Absolutely right.

    But do any of the mainstream parties advocate a ban on NHS spending on this rubbish?

  • Herbert Brown 12th Jul '09 - 10:18pm

    Darren Reynolds

    Maybe prescribing water to people would have a beneficial psychological effect – and maybe it would be “good value” for the NHS – provided their doctors pretended that it wasn’t water, but a (chemically) effective medicine.

    But surely you aren’t suggesting that patients should be deceived in such a way? I know I wouldn’t want to be!

Post a Comment

Lib Dem Voice welcomes comments from everyone but we ask you to be polite, to be on topic and to be who you say you are. You can read our comments policy in full here. Please respect it and all readers of the site.

If you are a member of the party, you can have the Lib Dem Logo appear next to your comments to show this. You must be registered for our forum and can then login on this public site with the same username and password.

To have your photo next to your comment please signup your email address with Gravatar.

Your email is never published. Required fields are marked *

*
*
Please complete the name of this site, Liberal Democrat ...?

Advert



Recent Comments

    No recent comment found.