Articles by: Benjamin's Last Stand
Benjamin the Donkey shot to fame in the reality novel, Animal Farm. Typecast (perhaps understandably) as a misanthropic ass, Benjamin seeks to keep the record straight with his political insight, caustic observations and acerbic tendencies. He lives reclusively.

Dissecting UKIP propaganda

March 6, 2015 9:00 am0 comments
Dissecting UKIP propaganda

I am an old hand at dissecting propaganda and UKIP’s poster, affectionately called “Your Daily Grind” Poster, is an easy guinea pig for the learner. Let’s start with the phrase “daily grind”, which attempts to capture the employment experience of UKIP’s target audience, the British working class. In Farage’s position, […]

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The Meaning of Cynicism

March 4, 2015 9:00 am0 comments
The Meaning of Cynicism

Search my beloved name anywhere on the internet and you will find me associated with cynicism. Benjamin, the cynical donkey in Animal Farm, is the oldest of the animals or words to that effect. I am hurt and somewhat befuddled by resistance to mention that one of the final images of […]

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