Chuka ain’t Parliament’s only Obama wannabe

While the Tories have fun prodding Labour leading-in-waiting Chuka Ummuna over his “Britain’s Obama” Wikipedia entry, they may not realise they have their own Obama-wannabe in their ranks.

Notably, in the form of their party chairman, Grant Shapps.

Ok, so maybe Shapps’s claim to “hope and change” isn’t as blatant as Chuka’s was, and it was noticed only through high levels of nerdiness, but still, its interesting to note that for Shapps’s personal website, he’s chosen none other than the free “Probama” theme for the Google-owned Blogger content management system.


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And no, it’s not just a lookalike, coincidence, or inspiration. Check out the website’s code:

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  • Dougie

    Am I bovvered?