I appear inadvertently to have created a new monster.

Last week I pundered idly on the Twitters as to whether incoming European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker had nominated a "Chef de Drinks Cabinet."

In no time a new Twitter account held by someone calling themselves Martini Seltzermayr appeared, staking a claim to the role.


The prankster - clearly modeled on Juncker's actual chief of staff Martin Selmayr - has showed a willingness to sustain the joke.

So in their honour, and looking forward to someone else giving the Brussels beltway a ribbing in the coming years, I done a photo montage, depicting Martini Seltzermayr preparing for his morning briefing with the new commission president:





If you're passing by the Twitters, do follow @mseltzermayer, won't you?




BM 

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