You many have seen a photograph of Tony Blair, taken during his time at Oxford. Most commentators have focused on the gesture he’s making with his right hand, offering a variety of interpretations, from the vulgar (masturbation) to the pathetic (air plectrum).
But nobody seems to have remarked on the look of utter open-mouthed vacuity and, surely, smugness on his face.
Has it ever been slapped? If not, why not?