Friday, 16 October 2009

Blair's descent into madness

Cartoonists have a better eye than the rest of us for subtle changes in our politicians; it was Steve Bell who first accurately catalogued Margaret Thatcher's one mad eye, and when Blair in office developed the same monocular trait the cartoonists were quick to incorporate it. Peter Brookes in the Times today accurately awards the now Messianic Blair the full pair of mad eyes.

Whom the Gods wish to destroy ....

3 comments:

JuliaM said...

Is it me, or does he appear to be morphing into an amalgam of Jimmy Carter and Edward Heath in that caricature..?

Tom said...

I don't think Parris is ladling on the irony - or fibbing - I think he's telling the truth.....

Near the end...

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/columnists/matthew_parris/article6875245.ece

And they're accusing Brown of being bonkers!

Budgie said...

"Power tends to corrupt" - Acton.