Sunday, January 16, 2005

As if BBC wasn't political enough

If you watch BBCAmerica, you know interior designer Laurence Llewelyn-Bowes. Now, on an upcoming BBC show, he will be trained for a new career in politics.

But it's not just another whacky celebrity reality show -- really! This has a noble purpose: "'We chose Laurence because we’re looking to make a programme that would make politics more accessible to the people,' says a BBC spokesman." Hmm, I would think with the BBC coming in for such criticism recently, they'd want to steer clear of the subject. But what do I know?

Meanwhile I assume this means we can look forward to Paula Abdul tackling education policy on the American version next year.

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