Thursday, March 17, 2005

Daily Mail Watch Watch

As we celebrate the loss of a million manufacturing jobs since 1997, Poll Pot on Britain, honesty and the Daily Mail.

"the Daily Mail's toxic talent for the breathtaking, punch-you-in-the-face untruth."

followed by
"The fabric of the nation is in better nick than for many a long year"

Polly also calls CBI Director-General Digby Jones 'the old fraud'.

Digby Jones is 49.

Polly Toynbee is nine years older, as well as apparently being descended from the 9th Earl of Carlisle.

One other Daily Mail moment - listen to Labour education committee chairman Barry Sheerman accuse the BBC (RealAudio - near the end) of getting a story (that Peter Vardy's excellent Emmanuel College teaches creationism) from the Daily Mail.

"Barry, Barry - it's a Guardian story"

"Oh, is it ?"

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