Awkward Tom Watson Cultural References

Proppa blogga Tom Watson loves a cultural reference, so you might have thought he would have been a bit more careful when choosing a title for his latest post this morning. “Unity is strength” are the jarring words that adorn the top of his website. Well, as you can see above, an adaptation of that slogan was used by Oswald Mosley and the British Union of Fascists for starters. Not to mention “Strength Through Unity” being the slogan used by the fascist government in V For Vendetta. “Unity is Strength” was also the motto of the fascist party in Doctor Who. Those old leftist slogans always sounded sinister…




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