The British arrived.
For the British, we roll out our most glorious specimen. For the British, we bring out The Clooney.
The purpose of a state dinner is always to cement relationships, celebrate ties, create photo-ops. But diplomatic canoodling reaches a treacly pinnacle when the guests in question are our special friends from across the Pond — as they were at Wednesday’s White House party. . . Read full story of the White House state dinner for Britain, including:
• How “the score at the dinner was Harry Potter:1, Downton Abbey: 2.”
• Who looked “teeny as a human Q-Tip.”
• About the “strong showing of gay power couples.”
• And why President Obama gifted Prime Minister Cameron “a wood- and charcoal-burning Braten 1000 Series Grill.”:
See the complete White House state dinner guest list