Dan Glass, a member of the appropriately named climate change pressure group Plane Stupid, unsuccessfully tried to superglue himself to Prime Minister Gordon at a Downing Street reception. He was unsuccessful and worse yet, the British allowed him to stay at the reception after laughing off the attempt.
The incident appears to be an indictment of Super Glue. However, as someone who has superglued his fingers together on countless projects with the kids, I can attest to the product’s capabilities. It appears that Glass tried to glue himself to Gordon’s jacket, a pretty stupid idea given the fabric to skin problems of adhesion.
It is not clear that Super Glue or a knock off was used. The company specifically warns about staining and use on fabrics, here.
Undeterred, Glass then tried to glue himself to the gates of Downing Street, but did not have enough glue. An officer simply pulled his hand off and sent him on his way.
Plane stupid seems sufficiently proud of the attempt that they feature the incident on their website.
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