Sunday, February 5, 2012

The Bullingdon Club



Wikipedia:

The Bullingdon Club is a socially exclusive student dining club at Oxford University. The club has no permanent rooms and is notorious for its members' wealth and destructive binges. Membership is by invitation only, and prohibitively expensive for most, given the need to pay for the uniform, dinners and damages.




#2 in this photo is David Cameron. Rules are for the little people. Via.

3 comments:

  1. I didn’t even have to check to recognize that Boris Johnson is #8.

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    1. The British Chancellor, George Osborne, was also a member. His 'team photo' has been the subject of media scrutiny since it looks like somebody was airbrushed out. See http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/top-stories/2008/10/27/riddle-of-the-airbrushed-bullingdon-boys-picture-featuring-george-osbourne-and-david-cameron-115875-20843464/

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  2. #8 is Boris Johnson, the Mayor of London. Not in the photo is Bullingdon member George Osborne, the Chancellor of the Exchequer (equivalent to Treasury Secretary I suppose), and 2nd most powerful man in the UK government. Some might say 1st.
    So the UK is run by a posh boys drinking club. Doesn't the USA seem better now you know that?

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