Wednesday, 9 April 2008

Images and the messages they convey

Jim Bobby points out the irony in the latest Conservative promotion.

JB sez "Here's a little tip fer the ConMen. If yer talkin' about protecting families, try to find a photo where responsible parents are following universally accepted safety precautions. Promoting the use of rollerblades without adequate protection against head injuries creates an unacceptable risk."

Its a good point. And since bashing the Cons is so much fun, I would like to add the following (copied from my comment at JB's site)

For the really analytical.

Note that the oldest boy is the only one wearing knee and wrist protectors.

Youngest boy gets knee protectors.

Daughter? Nothing.

Gotta protect the eldest male you know, so they can inherit the lands and titles.

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