Because he's worth it . . .

David Cameron gets an unwanted makeover

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Look, I didn't want to start another day still dwelling on The Poster, I really didn't. But this is a great new spin -- a Labour supporter (who are you, mystery genius? Make yourself known!) sent this brilliant remodelling of the poster to John Prescott's Go Fourth campaign.

Ah, Photoshop, fickle mistress. One day she gives you cheekbones and a lustrous head of hair that could be straight out of a "Just for Men" advert, the next she's making a mockery of not just of your beautiful face, but of your policies and, worst of all, of your £500,000 poster campaign.

Airbrushing is not always your friend, Dave.

 

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The section on climate change has already disappeared from the White House website

As soon as Trump was president, the page on climate change started showing an error message.

Melting sea ice, sad photographs of polar bears, scientists' warnings on the Guardian homepage. . . these days, it's hard to avoid the question of climate change. This mole's anxiety levels are rising faster than the sea (and that, unfortunately, is saying something).

But there is one place you can go for a bit of respite: the White House website.

Now that Donald Trump is president of the United States, we can all scroll through the online home of the highest office in the land without any niggling worries about that troublesome old man-made existential threat. That's because the minute that Trump finished his inauguration speech, the White House website's page about climate change went offline.

Here's what the page looked like on January 1st:

And here's what it looks like now that Donald Trump is president:

The perfect summary of Trump's attitude to global warming.

Now, the only references to climate on the website is Trump's promise to repeal "burdensome regulations on our energy industry", such as, er. . . the Climate Action Plan.

This mole tries to avoid dramatics, but really: are we all doomed?

I'm a mole, innit.