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Michael Gove as children’s TV show puppet Pob (reprise)

Michael Gove as Pob (again)

It was way back in 2009 when Scrapbook pointed out that Michael Gove bore a striking resemblance to the children’s TV puppet (and ancestor of The Teletubbies) Pob.

Michael Gove and Pob

From the looks of Patrick Blower’s cartoon in the Telegraph this morning, we’re pleased to see this notion has gained traction.

Video: Watch Pob in action and judge for yourself »

Michael Gove and Pob: separated at birth?

It seems today is the unofficial “let’s all laugh at Michael Gove day” in lefty blogosphere land. Thanks to an anonymous contributor for this Eye-esque comparison of the shadow schools secretary and a beloved 1980s children’s TV character, although in fairness to Pob* he probably has a more defined chin.

*”Pob who?” Those younger than mid-20s (or in the market for nostalgia) may wish to check out this video.

Celebrity look-a-likes: Michael Gove and Pob

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