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Wednesday, 2 October 2013

Do leopards change their spots?

Thanks to Political Scrapbook
The facts you need to know about the Daily Mail
  (1) Lord Rothermere the proprietor of the Daily Mail in the thirties (and ancestor of the current owners)was an active supporter of Hitler and Mussolini (ref- http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/1484647/When-Rothermere-urged-Hitler-to-invade-Romania.html)
   (2) In 1924 the Daily Mail published the Zinoviev Letter and defended it, smearing the Labour Party of the time as agents of the Comintern (ref http://www.theguardian.com/politics/1999/feb/04/uk.politicalnews6  http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/history/sceptred_isle/page/189.shtml)
   (3) This was the paper that published the editorial “Hurrah for the Blackshirts (http://www.military-quotes.com/forum/disgraceful-past-major-british-newspaper-t81288.html)
   Do leopards change their spots? But make up your own mind based on facts. The Daily Mail doesn’t.