David Cameron's LOL Text And Other Politicians Failing To Get Down With The Kids

11/05/2012 15:03 BST

When they say politicians should stay down to earth, we're not sure this is what they meant.

But following Rebekah Brooks' revelation over David Cameron's text speak fail - when the prime minister thought LOL meant lots of love rather than laughing out loud - we thought we'd look at other instances of politicians trying and failing to get down with the kids.

From Nick Clegg inspiring a hip-hop musical to Ken Livingstone performing with Blur, to Lembit Opik's appearance in a pop video, there are plenty of examples.

Let us know what your favourite is in the comments:

Getting down with the kids