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Who is Gordon Brown?

Who is Gordon Brown?
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Our Prime Minister's been compared to quite a few (real and fictional) characters of late.  Lord Turnbull got the ball rolling with his "Stalin" jibe; Vince Cable observed Brown's transformation into Mr Bean; and the Spectator's own Fraser Nelson saw similarities with Del Boy.  And now David Hughes spots the parallels with Inspector Clouseau.

So, CoffeeHousers, who does Brown remind you of?  And why? 

For me, his tendency to pick people up by the lapels recalls a certain James Bond bad-guy: