Spot the Difference

by Mark Steyn

Question:

Which of these is David Petraeus, four-star general and commander, US forces Afghanistan?

And which is camp Brit icon Kenneth Williams playing the Khazi of Khalabar in the 1960s Afghan laugh riot Carry On Up The Khyber?

Answer:

Photograph A?

Or photograph B?

Bonus round: Calculate how much more American taxpayers are spending in Afghanistan to achieve the same effect as a low-budget British trouser-dropping romp.