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Artist or CreatorMartin Rowson
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Published byThe Guardian
Date05 May 2012
FormatDigital
Embedded text or transcriptRead the London Evening Standard
Person DepictedBeaker
Alexander; Danny (1972-)
Osborne; George (1971-)
Cameron; David (1966 Oct. 9-);
Johnson; Boris (1964-)
Clegg; Nick (1967-)
Pinocchio
Implied textFat cats of capitalism
Books: The Picture of Dorian Grey by Oscar Wilde
NotesNews: "If there was a symbol of the Liberal Democrats' discomfiture as their vote plummeted across Scotland and the rest of the UK, it came in the shape of a penguin. In the Pentland Hills ward for Edinburgh city council, the Lib Dem candidate won fewer votes than Professor Pongoo, or independent candidate Mike Ferrigan, who ran his campaign in a full penguin suit.... " The Guardian
News: "David Cameron is under intense pressure to change the course of his government after suffering a severe electoral defeat that saw Labour chalk up gains across the country, and Ken Livingstone run Boris Johnson closer than expected in the London mayoral contest. The prime minister's hopes that the elections would represent a chance to turn the page on a catalogue of errors since the disastrous budget were dashed as the Conservative right immediately called on their leader to be more assertive over his Liberal Democrat partners. ... " The Guardian
Subjectshot-air balloons
Mayor of London
sloths
cats
pigs
vultures
penguins
chickens
Evening Standard
elections
political coalitions
portraits
Liberal Democratic Party
Conservative Party
Copyright contact detailsmartin.rowson1@ntlworld.com
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GB/BCA/8137Johnson; Boris (1964-)1964-  
GB/BCA/8139Clegg; Nick (1967-)1967-  
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