The Downing Street Echo strikes again

Posted by Tim Ireland at 21 February 2007

Category: It's War! It's Legal! It's Lovely!, Page 3 - News in Briefs, Tony 'King Blair

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Page 3Remember, children… there is no right-wing propaganda on Page 3.

Today, the lovely Vikki (18, from Essex) expresses her joy at the news that up to 3,000 troops are due to head home from Iraq by Christmas by saying; “Our boys have done a great job out there, but it’ll be brilliant to see them back home with their loved ones.”

By a strange coincidence, this view totally corresponds with today’s front page news item and editorial:

The Scum Says – Heroes return: Tony Blair will today announce that British troops are coming home from Iraq. By the end of the year, almost half the 7,000 fighting men and women based in Basra should be back with their families. They have fought valiantly and taken many casualties to give the Iraqi people a chance of a decent life free from tyranny. Whatever the fears or doubts over this conflict, these brave soldiers deserve a heroes’ welcome as they return to base.

There is no right-wing propaganda on Page 3.
There is no right-wing propaganda on Page 3.
There is no right-wing propaganda on Page 3.
There is no right-wing propaganda on Page 3.
There is no right-wing propaganda on Page 3.
There is no right-wing propaganda on Page 3.
There is no right-wing propaganda on Page 3.
There is no right-wing propaganda on Page 3.

PS – Well done, Mr Rent-A-Quote.

UPDATE (22 Feb) – Typically, those filthy leftists at the Indy have failed to get the message. Perhaps they don’t read Page 3 because they’re a bunch of queers or something…

Independent – The retreat from Basra
Independent – The Sketch: A load of bunk from the PM’s bunker
Independent – Leading article: A foreign withdrawal for advantage at home








1 Comment

  1. Justin says

    'Iain Dale, an openly gay Tory commentator who runs his own political blog, said: "It's political correctness gone mad."'Jesus Fucking Christ, will somebody *please* give him a copy of 'Politics and the English Language'.Really, what is the point of trying to arrange words in a pleasing way? Why bother aspiring to, or revelling in, the beauty of language? You can slavishly trot out the most raddled and antiquated of cliches and display a demeaning lack of imagination and the media hang on your every word. And they wonder why the majority find politics a turn off.

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