Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Conflicting Messages...


April 2005: In this doctored photograph, British politicians Ed Matts, conservative candidate for Dorset South, and Ann Widdecombe, conservative candidate for Maidstone and the Weald, are shown holding a pair of signs that together read "controlled immigration -- not chaos and inhumanity". This picture appeared as part of Matts' election literature. The original photograph, however, shows the same two candidates campaigning for a Malawian family of asylum seekers to be allowed to stay in Britain. Widdecombe said she was "happy to be associated with either message".

6 comments:

  1. wow, that's manipulative

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  2. deceptive, to say the least

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  3. jeez, the things they do.
    thanks for sharing these, they're damn interesting

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