Cartoon Comment on Maggie and the Falklands

Tom Pride blogged earlier about a story in the Express reporting that the Argentinians were rebuilding their forces once more to attack the Falklands. He saw it as a desperate attempt by the right-wing press to try and use whatever is remaining of ‘the Falklands factor’ to ensure the Tories win the next election. The Express is now a UKIP paper, Richard Desmond having come out in support of the party. Nevertheless, it looks like an attempt by the arch-Thatcherite right to do whatever it can to play once again on British patriotism in order to sell copies through war fever and keep Labour out.

I reblogged Tom’s article earlier this evening. I also found this cartoon from the Friday Mash, which seemed a suitable comment, especially on the way Thatcher’s almost been deified by the Tory faithful.

Keeping-the-Faith

Peter Hitchens in his book, The Rage Against God, criticises the veneration of Winston Churchill as an attempt to found a secular cult to replace Christianity. He’s wrong. And the real idolatry is the Tory’s worship of Lady T.

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2 Responses to “Cartoon Comment on Maggie and the Falklands”

  1. sdbast Says:

    Reblogged this on sdbast.

  2. Cartoon Comment on Maggie and the Falklands – Beastrabban’s Weblog | Vox Political Says:

    […] In response to Tom Pride’s earlier article on the Sunday Express stirring up Falklands jingoism, the Beast gives us this: […]

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