Top videos of 2011: #8: Cringe at the PM’s terrible impressions

We continue the countdown of the ten best videos of 2011 with David Cameron’s terrible (terrible (TERRIBLE)) Australian accent.

 

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In October, David Cameron returned from the Commonwealth Heads Of Government meeting in Australia. While there, he’d announced some puff legislation, and largely avoided embarrassing himself or us.

Then he got back, and at the Lord Mayor’s banquet in November – looking like he was born to wear a white tie as only an ex-Buller boy can – managed to make up for lost time with one of the worst Australian accents committed to video:

See also:

The “New Right”: Gaddafi lovers, Holocaust deniers and ‘up market’ fascistsShamik Das, December 14th 2011

Australia’s climate change legislation passes the final test in the SenateWill Fitzgibbon, November 8th 2011

Time for the Commonwealth to stop the criminalisation of sexualityFrederick Cowell, October 28th 2011

Secret trade agreement places western profit over global welfareAlex Hern, September 29th 2011

Another blow for Gillard as High Court rules refugee “swap” deal illegalShamik Das, August 31st 2011

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11 Responses to “Top videos of 2011: #8: Cringe at the PM’s terrible impressions”

  1. Charley Perkins

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  6. Anonymous

    Sadly he did not look at good as Blair, this is just silliness, attacking the bloke great no problem for his political views but the way he dresses, I’m sure Blair would have knocked the spots off him and look where the Turd sorry bloke is to day

  7. AltGovUK

    RT @leftfootfwd: Our 8th favourite video of the year: David Cameron: Not a natural impressionist: http://t.co/0KPoAZH7 #BestVideosOf2011

  8. James Short

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  9. DrKMJ

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  10. Junius

    What charming people you are to be sure! I despise your politics, but I am certainly not going to try and make a fool of you by criticising your poor literary efforts and appalling grammar.

  11. Zoe Flood

    Unbelievable *cringe* watching this vid of Cameron, both for content and the awful attempt at an Australian accent. Uff http://t.co/1lSjYcXQ

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