The SKWAWKBOX has previously covered the phenomenon of Tory ‘wraparound’ ads on local newspapers – additional front and back pages added so that readers are forced to read Tory propaganda to get to any actual news.
But Tories in the north-west of England appear to have wanted to economise by taking only a half-page ad on the front page – and boy did they pay the price.
As Twitter user Nick Rhodes observed, it left them open to some world-class ‘trolling’ by the team at the Blackpool Gazette, who clearly decide that readers need a little real life next to the fantasy-propaganda:
Here’s Nick’s snapshot of the newspaper’s front page:
If the Tories get in, there really…
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