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Berlusconi gave Chirac a back rub at the EU summit:

by Alex in Toulouse on Fri Mar 24th, 2006 at 01:12:42 PM EST
Oh, gross.  And I just ate.

Bleh.

by the stormy present (stormypresent aaaaaaat gmail etc) on Fri Mar 24th, 2006 at 01:37:46 PM EST
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There is simply no way to make an EU summit look like the densely packed fun of youthful boy scouts (and the occasional girl scout) it is alleged to be.

I tried and failed:

by Alex in Toulouse on Fri Mar 24th, 2006 at 02:29:37 PM EST
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He really does look absolutely terrified.  Although I guess I'd probably also look terrified if Berlusconi came up behind me and started rubbing my neck.
by the stormy present (stormypresent aaaaaaat gmail etc) on Fri Mar 24th, 2006 at 02:36:52 PM EST
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Although the good thing with him being behind you is that you don't have to see his spaghetti seller's grin (afew TM).
by Alex in Toulouse on Fri Mar 24th, 2006 at 02:43:39 PM EST
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He isn't grinning when he starts, is he? And Chirac looks like he thinks the police finally collared him...
by afew (afew(a in a circle)eurotrib_dot_com) on Fri Mar 24th, 2006 at 03:45:20 PM EST
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