A Modern Day Riddle: Why is David Bass Toasting With the Prez?

In a rare moment of DC bipartisanship, President Obama and a suited man who looks distinctly like Raptor executive David Bass raise a toast. The balding mustachioed white-haired gent who resembles Qorvis VP and former Washingtonian columnist and editor Chuck Conconi looks on, albeit confusedly.

Who is that toasting man? If you guessed Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, you’d be right. But check out the amazing similarities below. (Bass is on the right.)

See Conconi below (on the left).