Graphical Manipulations #8: The Pillock Chronicles


Last week’s ‘call to account’ of Tony Abbott (he who thinks he should be Prime Minister) by Julia Gillard (she who actually is) Prime Minister of Australia, and a happening upon the RU 486 abortion pill/Abbott graphic created by one Judy Green collapsed my resolve and I fell victim, once again, to Graphical Manipulations.  So here are the Pillock Chronicles (sans apologia) and with due deference to President Obama’s, ‘Yes, We Can!’

Pillock: (noun, UK, mildly pejorative, slang) a stupid or annoying person; simpleton; fool.  Etymology – the orgin of pillock is believed to go back to the 16th century meaning penis from the Norwegian word pillicock, presumably akin to the slang dickhead meaning inept fool. (Source: Wiktionary).  NB: I didn’t make the association, Wiktionary did!!

So there’s this;

And this; 

And then this; 

And probably this; 

Followed almost immediately by this; 

And finally, this; 

And Australians appear to want this embarrassing pillock as Prime Minister and his NO Coalition as a Government?  God help us!

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