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

by Stephen Tall on July 11, 2009

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).