The Staggers 18 December 2009 Bush pips Gore in battle of the wrong door Gordon Brown leads former US vice-president into Copenhagen cupboard 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. From only £1 per week Subscribe More Related articles The buck doesn't stop with Grant Shapps - and probably shouldn't stop with Lord Feldman, either America’s domestic terrorists: why there’s no such thing as a “lone wolf” The Fire Brigades Union reaffiliates to Labour - what does it mean?