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Gordon Brown

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The Resume

    (February 20, 1951- )
    Born in Giffnock, United Kingdom
    Leader of the UK Labour Party
    First Lord of the Treasury
    Minister for the Civil Service
    Succeeded Tony Blair as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on June 27, 2007
    Birth name is James Gordon Brown
    Resigned May 11, 2010

Why he might be annoying:

    He was a close ally of Blair in the 1990's, and was hired by Blair to perform major administrative duties.
    He accused Oxford University of not accepting a student because of her background rather than her academic potential.
    A Labour Party official called him a 'control freak' with psychological issues.
    Lord Turnbull said he ran the Treasury Department with 'Stalinesque ruthlessness.'
    After speaking to one of his supporters about immigration policy, he was caught (on microphone) calling the woman a 'bigoted person' (2010).

Why he might not be annoying:

    He attended the University of Edinburgh at the age of 16, and received his doctorate several years later.
    While at school, he suffered retinal injuries while playing rugby that almost forced him to go blind.
    He began getting involved in politics at the age of 12.
    He and his brother John started their own newspaper at the age of 10, with proceeds going to aid African refugees.
    His only daughter died after a premature birth in 2002.

Credit: Darrell

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Year In Review:

    For 2023, as of last week, Out of 6 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2022, Out of 7 Votes: 28.57% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 37 Votes: 16.22% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 17 Votes: 17.65% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 34 Votes: 52.94% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 12 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 10 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 20 Votes: 40.0% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 13 Votes: 76.92% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 26 Votes: 53.85% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 42 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 16 Votes: 56.25% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 30 Votes: 70.0% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 344 Votes: 60.47% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 155 Votes: 69.03% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 124 Votes: 77.42% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 168 Votes: 49.40% Annoying