Politicians have the unfortunate responsibility of having to engage with people far, far younger (and often smarter) than them in order to win our vote. But don't feel sorry for them, it is their job after all.

However, when it comes to Labour leader, Ed Miliband, you can't help but feel sorry for him – he's clearly trying really hard to be cool, or strong-minded or whatever, but inevitably it all comes crashing down on him.

And today is no exception as the PM hopeful has just joined Instagram, which has led to fairly predictable results.

Here's Ed's incredibly bland #firstpost.


And, here's how the comments have started...

It won't be too long until he's posting a #TBT.

Or, updating us on his lunch...


But, really, we'll just get more awkward poses...