Kiwi Polemicist

August 15, 2008

What happened to truth in advertising?

This image appears on Labour’s website and it, or one very similar to it, was used on billboards during the campaign prior to the last election:

Here’s the real thing:

Labour has apparently been reading the words of its ideological forefathers:

“A means can be justified only by its end.”

(Trotsky, Their Morals and Ours)

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3 Comments »

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