Their impact was such that they were said to have helped Margaret Thatcher win power.
But in the wake of the Tories’ testing system for coronavirus collapsing, with no tests available in large areas of the country, a backlog of tests that need processing and a reported delay on results, those long queues have come back to haunt the Tories.
It’s not just Labour who are recalling the adverts.
1979: @saatchilondon #Tory advertising ad: #Labour isn’t working helps win GE1979 for Mrs Thatcher
2020: Peter Bro… https://t.co/MMcRVH8DiK