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Artist or CreatorPeter Brookes
Title or CaptionEurovision ...
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Published byThe Times
Date23 Mar 2012
Embedded text or transcriptThen raise the Grannies' standard high, within its shade we'll live or die. Let Cam'ron flinch and Osborne sneer, we'll keep our pensions intact here ....
Person DepictedCameron; David (1966 Oct. 9-);
Osborne; George (1971-)
Implied textSongs: The Red Flag " ... Then raise the scarlet standard high; Beneath its folds we'll live and die, Though cowards flinch and traitors sneer, We'll keep the red flag flying here. ... " Jim Connel
NotesNews: "A Budget that George Osborne maintained was on the side of aspiration has already become known, less abstractly, as an assault on grannies. The Chancellor's freezing of tax allowances for pensioners is a near-textbook case of political mismanagement. .... " Editorial , The Times
News: The Eurovision Song contest includes a disco number sung by grandmothers from the Udmurt Republic in Russia.
SubjectsEurovision Song Contest
public spending cuts
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