Our reasonable media, No. 49 in a neverending series.
Front page of the London Metro this morning. Next to a picture of soothing newsreader Trevor MacDonald:
“Trevor’s sympathy for the plight of Iraqi people”
Marvellous. When we need newsreaders to endorse political stories in their role as a TV celebrity then we can be sure we’ve got our priorities right. After all, you couldn’t have a newspaper simply run a story on ‘the plight of the Iraqi people’, could you?