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Sunday, May 9th, 2010
1:18 pm

neverwork
I thought you lot would be a receptive audience for a piece bitching about the Mail's post-election coverage.

http://neverwork.livejournal.com/275638.html

Anyway, when they're not poisonously slagging off anyone who doesn't vote Tory, the Mail seem a little embarrassed - they're frantically trying to construct a narrative that Cameron didn't win outright because he wasn't Tory enough.

Seriously - that's how completely out of touch they are. They genuinely believe that several million people with Margaret Thatcher bedspreads stayed at home on Thursday because they couldn't bring themselves to vote for someone as 'soft' as DC.

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Monday, November 30th, 2009
4:01 pm - BLOGS TO WATCH

smogo
... And further to jinxremoving's post, I highly recommend these two blogs:

angry_mob_feed
and especially
enemy_reason_fd

current mood: chipper

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3:57 pm

jinxremoving
Wondering what Jan Moir's been up to since the Stephen Gately incident? No Sleep 'Til Brooklands reads the Daily Mail so you don't have to. In this edition: schools shouldn't teach children that domestic abuse is wrong. Just ... wow. See also: The Daily Quail.

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Saturday, October 24th, 2009
2:41 pm

jinxremoving
Anton Vowl dissects the reaction of the Star, the Express and the Mail to Nick Griffin's appearance on Question Time.

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Friday, October 16th, 2009
11:06 am

jinxremoving
Jan Moir's vile piece about Stephen Gately's death.

(It's all over Twitter. You might like to add @polljack if you're into that sort of thing.)

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Wednesday, April 1st, 2009
2:35 pm

jinxremoving
From the Guardian's rather entertaining April Fool's piece: "the Daily Mail recently pioneered an iPhone application providing users with a one-click facility for reporting suspicious behaviour by migrants or gays."

From a subsequent commenter: "I went and had a look at the Daily Heil website to see their April Fool. I couldn't spot it. All their stories look like specious made-up bollocks."

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Thursday, December 4th, 2008
3:09 pm - Daily Mail: understands yoof culture and is down with the kids

henriksdal


For those not mad about computer games, the Sega Megadrive doesn't quite compare with the PS3, Wii or Xbox - I think I had one when I was 10, in 1990ish.

(from UKResistance)

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Saturday, October 11th, 2008
11:46 pm - Everything bad about Britain, according to Q.Letts

mippy
  • Decimal currency
  • Showing emotion
  • The BBC news being shifted to 10pm (no time for prayers afore bedtime
  • Men born in Iraq who make modern art more accessible to us (I can't even be bothered to tell you why this is wrong and why Tracey Emin is ace. 'Does Saatchi never stop to consider what it does to the nurse or the soldier on a basic wage to see such fecklessness as Tracey Emin's 'Everyone I Have Ever Slept With' hailed as a masterpiece?' My mum was a care assistant with 0 GCSEs and she finds Damien Hirst as interesting as she does Renoir.)
  • The existence of state schools
  • The bloke who owns French Connection (EURGH-URRH, it was T.Beattie who came up with FCUK.)
  • John Prescott, for being a politician who doesn't speak in RP
  • The sacking of Enoch Powell after the 'rivers of blood' speech.
  • Topsy and Tim
  • "Westwood is said to be the model for the satirical character Ali G, that prize 'wigga' ('white nigga') who speaks in the gibberish dialect of the jewel-encrusted Los Angeleno rap guy while, in fact, being a white, middle-class nincompoop....He wears the waistband of his trousers low on the buttock.'
  • Tony Blair - not for all the reasons he gets named Tony B.Liar by dullards, but for not being an MP any longer.
  • "Sir Alex' might once have meant Sir Alexander Fleming, who discovered penicillin or Sir Alexander MacKenzie, an explorer of the North West Passage, or in West Indian homes, the Right Excellent Sir Alexander Bustamente, first Premier of Jamaica."
  • Kenneth Baker, the man who instilled the Dangerous Dogs act while abolishing corporal punishment in schools. YES READERS SPOT THE IRONY. ALL CHILDREN NOT CALLED BOUDICCA OR LYSA NDER SHOULD BE MUZZLED.
  • The Alternative Service Book (must be a heathen thing)
  • Brutalist architecture (again, cannot be bothered to explain the various reasons why every building does not and should not look like Trinity College)
  • "And then there's Alex Deakin, who has the utterly infuriating habit of closing each broadcast with an over-matey, 'and that's yer weather'. Yer?"
  • Richard Dawkins, not for being a massively patronising git, but for being a dissenter. "In times of turbulence, the human being is little different from the vole or the dormouse. It will take shelter where it can."
  • "..long after the caravan moved on, long after the white working-class shown in these plots was overwhelmed by other cultural identities.The characters on EastEnders still talk cockney, even though younger Londoners long ago took up a rap-music, street jungle patois, which is heavily black American in tone.You seldom hear that sort of dude talk on EastEnders. Barbara Windsor and P. Diddy don't exactly mix, I guess."
  • The Speaker, for ' favouring Labour MPs (particularly Scottish men) over Conservatives (particularly those with fruity Southern accents).' Do we not get enough Southern accents in places where they make laws?

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1 069352/QUENTIN-LETTS-The-50-people-wreck ed-Britain.html#

BRUCIE BONUS

Margret Thatcher, Edward Heath, no mention of Brown. Are there any News papers in England now not brave enough to be Conservative, we only have liberal. l or l leftwing or independent news papers, only Left wing TV stations itv and five being Lib dem, I wouldn't mind but at least 47 % of the public are rightwing Conservative. I believe we have a gap in the market on TV and news papers, I read some while back that the mail is now an independent. Are 46 per cent of the public not worthy of having there views backed up or represented by a paper or TV staiton. My word this country for want of a back bone.
- Liza, Uk, 6/10/2008 10:11

Brilliant - don't forget the Beatles,Coronation Street,David Beckham and that wife of his,Elton John,Bruce Forsyth,Jonathan Ross,,Jamie Oliver,Ramsay the cook,Neville Chamberlain,Queen Victoria, Edward V111,Princess Margaret,Jeremy Thorpe,Bob Monkhouse,Rupert Murdoch,Richard Branson,Gerry Adams and his sidekick, Sarah Ferguson and those dreadful daughters,Harry Hewitt (Prince), Arthur Scargill,Harold Wilson,Mrs Simpson, The Osbourne menagerie,Alan Sugar,Bob Geldoff and family,Bono, Chelsea,Man U and all the teams who sold out to foreigners and finally Prince Charles.

- james allen, manchester england, 6/10/2008 14:26

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Wednesday, September 10th, 2008
12:14 pm - Breakout the pitchforks and torches!!

peterb
L is for Luddite, apparently. The comments are simply hilarious

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Wednesday, August 20th, 2008
7:40 pm

peterb
Proof, were it needed, that your average DM reader is a bitter and twisted individual. There's a few reasonable people there, but not many.

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Thursday, July 31st, 2008
8:00 am - Mail Condones Spousal Abuse and Would Like to Take Part in it!

blahflowers
I'd like to slap Sheryl Gascoigne ... at least it would save Paul the bother.

Mmmm, classy.

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Friday, July 11th, 2008
9:48 pm

jinxremoving
Daily Mail on "faceless mutants".

Shame no Daily Mail readers left any comments on the article ...

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Tuesday, July 8th, 2008
11:37 pm - this was posted in an Edinburgh Goth LJ community...

princealbert
I need someone to write an article *against* the Daily Mail's annual tirade about whatever subculture happens to be popular that year for September's fanzine.

Maybe this year's Daily Mail article detailing the horrendous after effects of 'being an emo' will fuel your fire...

I already have the opposition article, detailing why the Daily Mail's regular attacks on yoof subcultures is a good thing for society - and it is rather impressive, so have a go and get back to me:

juicy-lucy2 (at) hotmail (dot) co (dot) uk

ANYONE can write for the fanzine - give it a go :)

Posted by juice1, (not i, and i removed her blink tag!)

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Saturday, July 5th, 2008
7:10 am - "MIND-BLOWING INCOMPETENCE"

princealbert
Daily Mail publisher Associated Newspapers has admitted that a laptop containing financial and personal details of thousands of staff, suppliers and contributors has been stolen.

After months of criticising "criminally careless" government departments for losing confidential records, the company has been forced to send out an embarrassing letter telling journalists they may now be at risk of identity theft, MediaGuardian.co.uk can reveal.

Even those who no longer work for either Associated Newspapers, which also publishes the Mail on Sunday and the Evening Standard, and regional newspaper publisher Northcliffe Media have been affected and contacted.

The letters from the Associated Newspapers group finance director, Simon Dyson, and his Northcliffe counterpart, Martyn Hindley, tell recipients that their "name, address, bank account number and bank sort code were the sensitive data lost" when the laptop was stolen last week.
Read more...Collapse )

http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2008/jul/04/dailymail.dmgt1
(the subject line is the Daily Mail's headline for similar Govt laptop losses)

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Saturday, May 17th, 2008
6:08 am - the "black parade" — a place where emos believe they go after they die.

princealbert
"Hannah was a happy 13-year-old until she became an 'emo' - part of a sinister teenage craze that romanticises death. Three months later she hanged herself. Here, her devastated mother tells other parents: No child is safe..."

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/pages/live/femail/article.html?in_article_id=566481&in_page_id=1879

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Friday, March 28th, 2008
10:26 pm

jinxremoving
Daily Mail makes the Photoshop Disasters hall of fame.

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Sunday, February 17th, 2008
11:54 pm

jinxremoving
Daily Mail want your horror stories.

Which led me to Mail offers money to Poles to break the law.

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Wednesday, February 6th, 2008
12:47 pm

jinxremoving
Daily Mail, 25 January: Revealed: How Romanian pickpocket gangs are building palaces back home with child slave labour

Daily Mail, 29 January: 'Smuggled Fagin kids' were actually living happily with their Romanian parents, embarrassed police reveal

The Scotsman, 6 February: Gypsy children 'smuggled in to work for modern Fagins'

'Modern-day Fagins'! Will it become as popular a phrase as 'bogus asylum seekers'?

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Sunday, January 27th, 2008
7:25 pm - None Deadlier Than The Wail

spittingkittens
New Stateman gives the Daily Bigot a bloody good poke.



I think this article should be printed off in the thousands and airdropped onto the homes of middle England.


Love xx

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Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008
7:18 am - OMG BEBO IS AN INTERNETZ SUICIDE CULT!!11!

super_loulou
Teh evil

My comment:

OMG they all visited hairdressers too - HAIRDRESSERS SUICIDE CULT!!

I wonder if it'll get published?

current mood: enraged

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