Philip Hammond’s promise to issue a Brexit-themed 50-pence piece has sparked considerable sarcastic amusement, with wags quipping that he could repurpose the pound coin as that’s what it will be worth post-Brexit under the Tories’ likely no-deal scenario.
But one observer with a skill in graphics has proposed a specific design – using this blog’s famous ‘gammon’ meme created during last year’s general election campaign.
The SKWAWKBOX published a graphic showing nine ‘angry white Tory men’ who were given disproportionate airtime during the BBC’s Question Time election special:
But it must be said that it does make a rather fun design for the reverse of the ‘Brexit 50p’, as conceived by Matt Round:
This certainly deserves official recognition – with a small SKWAWKBOX logo added, of course. But it’s a stellar piece of work by Matt Round to make use of the ‘meme that keeps on giving’.
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