CNN is reporting that Tony Blair will announce an Iraq withdrawal timetable on Wednesday, news that makes cast an arched eyebrow in the direction of Washington.

And we get to hear your announcement when, sir? Oh…wait…that’s right…

To thank the Prime Minister for beginning to show some common sense (and gravitas) in taking these first baby steps, we urge you to smile at another PM, who also took a step away from a U.S. cowboy Commander in Chief.

Pointer Sisters, anyone?