Rose, thou art sick

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A suggested new logo for the UK’s Labour Party, which is now undergoing a statutory investigation by the EHRC into its institutional racism and discrimination against Jews, including its Jewish members and staff. The second party to face such an investigation after the BNP, a far-right, fascist party.
You can see more about how we arrived at this tragic, sickening point in this twitter thread
O Rose thou art sick.
The invisible worm,
That flies in the night
In the howling storm:
Has found out thy bed
Of crimson joy:
And his dark secret love
Does thy life destroy.
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D-day

Donald Trump is in the UK during the commemoration of D-day. The allies defeated the Nazis. They didn’t praise them as fine people as he did the white supremacists of Charlottesville. Here is the only D I think fitting. His father was arrested at a Klan rally.

Trumpty Dumbty

He keeps giving, only in the sense he keeps reaching new levels of dumb arrogance. The accusation that he is, through his Trump Tower Moscow, a compromised asset of Russia seems less and less unlikely with every new revelation.

He recently revealed the stupid design for his stupid border wall:

So I thought I would quickly add my own comment on it, here, this simple detail:

Rattled

Rattled

Updated this image, originally (see below) I thought robbing him of his hair would render Trump more baby-like, remove his pomposity and reveal the underlying fragility of a vain old man but you (obviously) lose the iconic recognition. So I’ve … Continue reading

Taking liberties

 

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‘There, I’ve taken it off, better?’

In Cannes, France, a woman was forced to disrobe on the beach as part of the temporary ‘burkini ban’ preventing ostentatious religious dress. France has been victim of a terrible deluge of Islamic terrorist attacks, but even so, to become more like the aggressor – introducing morality police dictating what woman should wear – is not to win against them.