We've entered the final day of campaigning before the UK goes to the polls tomorrow. In case you hadn't noticed it's not just the politicians on message this General Election campaign. The nation's newspapers want you to vote too and some of them have been a little more obvious than others about which way you should cast your ballot. With one day to go until the biggest political day of the year we decided to take a look... Read more >>
The Daily Mail is traditionally a Conservative paper, so it's no surprise that they are urging their readers to vote Tory in tomorrow's general election. They've even published a guide on how to vote tactically to keep Labour out of Number 10. And today's cartoon by Mac from the Daily Mail suggests that you'd have to be a sadist or a masochist to vote for Labour. The scene is the The Sadist and Masochist Club, where members are inflicting all sorts of pain on themselves. One says to another, "Yeah. Roll on tomorrow. I'm voting Labour, too".
If you say roll on (whatever), you mean that you want a particular time or event to come quickly. • Roll on the holidays!
See if you can match these actions to the people in the cartoon.
- sticking pins in yourself
- hitting yourself with a boxing glove
- sitting on a stove
- hitting your toe with a hammer
- catching your fingers in mousetraps
- hitting yourself on the head with a mallet
- putting your fingers in an electrical socket
- hanging yourself up by the wrists in chains