World 18 December 2009 Bush pips Gore in battle of the wrong door Gordon Brown leads former US vice-president into Copenhagen cupboard Sign up for our weekly email * Print HTML Wallace and Gromit may have had issues with The Wrong Trousers, but world leaders seem to be afflicted by wrong-door syndrome. I've only just caught this gem featuring Gordon Brown leading Al Gore into a broom cupboard in Copenhagen (presumably when the two were supposed to be saving the world) -- but it still has comedy value 24+ hours later. But once again, I suspect Gore hasn't done quite enough to beat his nemesis George W Bush. Here is the former US president -- who "defeated" Gore in the 2000 US election -- exiting a press conference in China back in 2007. Or rather, failing to exit: Follow the New Statesman team on Twitter › Capitol Hill not China could scupper a climate deal Jon Bernstein, former deputy editor of New Statesman, is a digital strategist and editor. He tweets @Jon_Bernstein. Subscribe from just £1 per issue More Related articles Is Labour really as doomed as it seems? The polls have got it wrong before Two referendums have revived the Tories and undone Labour If the cuts are necessary, where's Philip Hammond's deficit target gone?