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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionVisit to cloudland.
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Published byDaily Herald
Date21 Jul 1950
FormatNewspaper
Embedded text or transcript"Face the Facts. Don't let's pretend" says a visiting Commonwealth prime Minister.
Gad, sir, away with this miserable cant about British decay. Our present healthy state is due to the fact that the Labour Government has absolutely ruined the country.
World moral authority is all very well, but it's no good for fighting ideas. That takes force, my boy. Tallyho! Let's go out and shoot a couple of ideas.
If democracy is to fight Communism the first thing is to throw overboard the free institutions that make it superior, let's have a purge.
A great world institution like the United Nations is derigerous because of it's weakness. The way to build it's future is to undermine its present,
Unity with foreigners is impossible. If that's the only way to save our necks, it's much safer to cut our throats.
Person DepictedColonel Blimp; (fictional)
Subjectsswimming
tennis
horse riding
cricket
anti-communism
communism
Unity
UN
democracy
authority
health
common man
clouds
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