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A reason for Americans to feel smug


Hold up! Before you read on, please read this...

This post was published more than 12 years ago

I keep old posts on the site because I often enjoy reading old content on other people's sites. Not everything that is old is bad. It can be interesting to see how views have changed over time: for example, how my strident teenage views have mellowed and matured.

But given the age of this post, please bear in mind:

  • My views might very well have changed in the 12 years since I wrote this post. I have written some very silly things over the years, many of which I find pretty embarrassing today.
  • This post might use language in ways which I would now consider highly inappropriate or offensive.
  • Factual information might be outdated.
  • Links might be broken; embedded material might not appear properly.

Okay. Consider yourself duly warned. Read on...

Andrew Brown’s helmintholog looks at the front pages of the most popular papers in our country on the day following the death of one of the most widely respected world leaders in history. Highlights include The People: “Drunk for 2yrs solid” and “The Corrie Monster exclusive”; and the ‘upmarket’ Daily Mail: “Camilla will be Princess of Wales”.

And we’re supposed to have one of the best press packs in the world.

This 468th post was filed under: News and Comment.

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