Rightwing newspaper smears: what the posters say

by Stephen Tall on April 24, 2010

The Tories’ attempts to orchestrate their allies in the rightwing press on Thursday to smear Nick Clegg backfired seriously, generating more publicity (and a fair deal of sympathy) for Nick, starting the worldwide-trending Twitter irony-meme #nickcleggsfault, and leaving the old media looking desperate and out of touch.

And it also inspired some spoof posters – here are three of the best I spotted, courtesy the wonderful folk at We got Rage Against the Machine to #1, we can get the Lib Dems into office! and their 140,000-plus creative members …

And here’s one of the unintended consequences of the Tories’ bully-boy tactics: