Comandante en jefe meets bisshop of Rome:
It's a pity Benedict isn't on the list this year, such double portraits of our favourites are rare.
DDP 2014 team The Grey Horde:
King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, Ayman al-Zawahiri, Lys Assia, Sister Wendy Beckett, Ryan Buell
, Aretha Franklin, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Marilyn Horne, Clive James,
General Wojciech Jaruzelski
, Wilko Johnson, Helmut Kohl, Joseph Kony, Misao Okawa, Bernie Madoff, Robert Mugabe, Julie Newmar, Michael Schumacher
DDP 2014 theme team Minions of Xuleneb:
King Albert II, Princess Beatrix, Prince Bernhard jr, Elco Brinkman, Corry Brokken, Dick Bruna, Raymond Ceulemans, Godfried Danneels, Piet de Jong, Mark Eyskens,
Queen Fabiola Of Belgium
, Jan Janssen, Grand Duke Jean I of Luxembourg,
, Fernando Ricksen, Kees Rijvers, Wim Ruska, Toots Thielemans, Martinus J. G. Veltman, Geert Wilders
This is rather as if you imagine a puddle waking up one morning and thinking, 'This is an interesting world I find myself in — an interesting hole I find myself in — fits me rather neatly, doesn't it? In fact it fits me staggeringly well, must have been made to have me in it!'
Douglas Adams on the Anthropic Principle. From The Salmon of Doubt