April Fools, Guardian Style

I’ve been involved in some great April Fools pranks in the past but just didn’t have time to scheme and connive this year. The Guardian, however, had an ab fab spoof up that claimed that the Labour Party planned to base its strategy in the upcoming general election on Prime Minister Gordon Brown’s reputation as a glowering, potty mouthed hard ass.

The spoof was revealed but not before aFlickr group was formed showcasing readers suggested election posters. Here’s the original one as published by the Guardian:


The Posh Boy in question, of course, is Tory leader David Cameron. He’d never stand a chance in a barroom brawl with the Prime Minister but elections are decided with ballots instead of fists so Labour could be in deep shit and sinking fast.

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