Thursday, 21 January 2010

My David Cameron!

The original poster, which currently adorns 1,000 billboards across the country (there is one about five minutes walk from me on West End Lane). Some people think the first line is an allusion to a line in Elvis Presley's 'Suspicious Minds' ('we can't go on forever with suspicious minds'), but it could be a reference to a line in Heaven 17's 'Temptation' ('we can't go on living like this').

This is becoming a bit of a Net sensation, so if you want to join in the fun and make your own, go to:

I had a go with the random generator and I submit these for your perusal:



You'd think as an ex-PR man 'Call Me Dave' would see the hazards in this, but then again he only worked for Carlton TV, where to repeat again the words of former Sun Business Editor Ian King, DC was regarded as a:

'poisonous, slippery individual' and a 'smarmy bully who regularly threatened journalists who dared to write anything negative about Carlton- which was all the time.' (The Sun, December 5th 2005, quoted in Larry Elliiott and Dan Atkinson (2007) Fantasy Island, p.73- appropriately enough in Chapter 4: 'Bullshit Britain').

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