BAA spokesman doesn’t inspire snow removal confidence like George Kennedy did…

So I was watching BBC this morning and the British Airport Authority spokesman (who is basically being tortured this weekend) was on talking about efforts to remove the snow and how tough it was and how they were doing all that they could, etc.

Here is a picture of him.

Ok, now here is a picture of George Kennedy in the movie Airport.  He’s busy clearing a stuck 707 from a runway before a bomb-damaged aircraft comes in for an emergency landing.

Do you see where I’m going with this?  I think the British guy needs a crew cut, a baseball cap and a cigar if he wants to convince people that “we’re doing all that we can”.  Get him in a parka and demand all TV interviews be done live from the tarmac in the middle of a blizzard.

Appearances count in public relations.

bonus:  Clear that Runway!