The accordion just ceased to be sexy

Our picture was posted overnight by Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, president of the debt-plagued, runner-up state of Argentina. She is faking a climactic moment with a distinguished guest who likes to squeeze the life out of failing states – those with which he shares a common border.

The instrument is a rather battered bandoneon. Vladimir Putin will have had no trouble picking out one of his favourite Party tunes.

 

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    • Dur…yeah! Come on – it’s the best!

      (No, seriously – please tell me it is. I’m banking on my melodeon to keep me in the game when all the rest of my appeal has faded away…)

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