The Mail on Sunday
Labour’s billboard Sat, 10.40am:
Milibands unveil Ashes To Ashes spoof to lampoon Cameron Tories like it so much they steal idea – and run their new ad next to the original
A LABOUR attempt to ridicule David Cameron as an Eighties TV detective backfired spectacularly yesterday, after the Tories turned it into a vote-winner for their leader.
The Conservatives were so delighted by Labour posters portraying Mr Cameron as Gene Hunt, from the BBC’s Ashes To Ashes, that they immediately hijacked the image for their own campaign.
Labour’s poster accused Mr Cameron of wanting to return Britain to the Thatcher era. But just four hours after it was unveiled by Cabinet Minister brothers David