Really hope this creative defacing of Tory posters doesn’t catch on #GE17

Thanks for letting Joe Public know!

It’s a fine line between being helpful, with a warning about vandalism, and being a hindrance, by encouraging increased vandalism! I think you’ve made it really clear, to me! Thank you! I will do my best!


It has come to the attention of the SKWAWKBOX that a campaign of defacement of Tory campaign posters has been underway in the Colne Valley constituency. The Tory candidate, Jason McCartney, was until recently the constituency’s MP – and it appears that at least some of his constituents were not enamoured of his performance.

Perhaps quite a few of his constituents, judging by the huge crowds of people who turned out there recently to greet Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

.The amendments to the Tory election posters appear to have been the subject of considerable care in colour matching and the scaling of images – and to have been done with the intention of ‘dropping [what their creator considers] a truth-bomb’ on voters:

toryposter 3toryposter 2toryposter 1This campaign appears to be a variant of the ‘strong and stable my arse’ posters that have been springing up all over London (and elsewhere?):

sas arse.pngBut of course, the SKWAWKBOX would…

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