What do you think of this effusion by an
In case you have forgotten some English politics the 'handsome Pinstripe' is
who always wears stripped trousers, and Rob is R.A. Butler Chancellor of the Exchequer.
What they can do with
It was made for parody.
We may telephone this evening.
and some day return it.
The satire is by British cartoonist, musician and broadcaster Gerard Hoffnung (1925-59).
Anthony Eden, long-serving Foreign Secretary
of the United Kingdom, would become Prime Minister in 1955.
The Song of Hiawatha (1855) by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
recounts the story of Ojibway warrior Hiawatha and his tragic love for Minnehaha. As Pratt observes here,
the poem's distinctive meter (trochaic tetrameter) lends itself to parody.
The title of the parody is a play on 'Winston
Churchill,' Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940-45 and 1951-55.