I've never voted Tory, but . . .

New Conservative campaign posters get the same old treatment.

Another week, another Tory poster to mock mercilessly online.

The Independent reported today that the Tories were changing their poster strategy after a series of spoofs of previous efforts, and sure enough, the latest series does not have an airbrushed face or lurid gravestone in sight. In fact, the original posters aren't very funny at all -- just a series of normal people with fairly bland statements about voting Conservative.

But has that stopped the blogosphere? Of course not. It's only been a few hours, and already MyDavidCameron.com is featuring some photoshopped efforts, as is this website.

Here are our favourites so far. Watch this space for more.

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