Monday, March 29, 2010

Reality trumps satire again

Over in the UK, the Tories have released their latest election ads: a series of attacks on Gordon Brown's record in government, including the following:

Yes, that's right: the party of Thatcher, who reversed the postwar trend of increasing equality and widened the gap between rich and poor to a canyon [PDF], are attacking Labour for its failure to fix the problem they created. What next? Something like this?

Reality has trumped satire yet again.