Thursday, September 06, 2007

Ministry of Truth: Must Reads Continue

Unity has taken a break from a three-parts and counting smashing up any illusion of Tory ... Party ... Intelligence ... on Crime and Disorder to deal with the missing dog-whistle we identified earlier today.

Image of Cam in Manchester, Wythenshawe from Metro via Scally Central.

Unity corroboration albeit in rather more concise form from Neue Arbeit Macht Frei seamlessly switching from anti-Blair to anti-Cam.


jailhouselawyer said...

Pardon my ignorance, but I don't get the dog whistle connection with politics.

Chris Paul said...

Essentially the way the classic dog whistle farmers-for-the-use-of works is that it is outside the hearing range of most creatures.

However that dog whistle sends a clear signal - which the farmer intends to be acted upon - to its intended recipient, the farmer's dog and through the dog's resulting behaviour to the sheep.

In politics the dog whistle issue works on at least two levels. Cameron mumbles something or other and mentions immigration control in regular terms of managing and controlling and the like.

The "dogs" - soft racists, hard racists and stupids generally - hear a different message either directly through their own finely tuned sheeple ears, surrounding a mess of iffy grey matter, or with the help of the hounds of our finest newspapers. Wiki has more.

jailhouselawyer said...

Chris: Cheers. Can't wait for the BBC to do a series starring Dave called One Man and His Dog Whistle...

Chris Paul said...

It'll come. it'll come. "That would be bloody typical of the BBC" - I Dale, disgusted of Tonbridge Wells.