11/05/2012 11:03 BST

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

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