Separated at birth or de ja vu?

I was watching US vice president Joe Biden’s recorded speech to the London Conference on Cyberspace and it touched a chord with me. Biden was unnaturally still and had been probably coached that way – it helps with online video reproduction since the codecs only send what changes in an image frame-by-frame. In addition, they had used an excessive amount of pancake make-up presumably to remove shine, but it had also removed much of the expressive qualities of his face.
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Then it hit me, the resemblance whilst he was speaking and 1980s TV personality Max Headroom was uncanny, despite the lack of wise cracks and stutters.
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It also seemed strangely fitting for a conference on authority figures, the power of large entities, the communications future and cyberspace.