Monday, May 3, 2010

For British Eyes Only

Actually, you can all look at this.  David Cameron is the leader of the Conservative Party in Britain and is poised to win this week's election. Here's David Cameron, the doughy faced, swooped hairdo that has a concise message for all British voters.  Families that are strapped for cash make cuts, businesses do too.  Why shouldn't the government?  That's right, snip snip.  I hope he doesn't become the next Prime Minister, because in reality you have to spend your way out of a recession.  Keynesian economics has the right of it.

So, he was a tough one to draw.  I don't see him every day on the telly (oops, television) and it's hard to know what to push and what his attitude is.  I ended up watching the live prime minister debates and BBC interviews.  So much more useful to actually watch a person move and talk than to look at photographs.


Anonymous said...

Hey, Tim. I can tell you have a great way to get to the heart of the matter. Your drawing shows that prim, I'm superior air that Cameron projects. It's scary to think of the power he could have w/ the Conservative bunch behind him. Just what the planet needs.

Tim Mitchell Jr. said...

It is a scary thought, because I'm sure he's going to give the axe to what he considers "non-essential" programs like clean energy because they have high start-up costs. I agree with Gordon Brown, the Conservatives can't guarantee that they won't short shrift the NHS or pensions.

I don't think we have to worry about an outright Conservative majority; the polls don't indicate a landslide victory. :)