News of the Screws “investigations editor” Mahzer Mahmood has done it again, as the case against his supposed “red mercury plotters” goes belly-up. This should come as no surprise at all because red mercury does not exist. Well, there’s no reason why he can’t go on with his pathetic “no-rate sleb snorts cocaine” tales, but…Read More Fake sheikh is about right
It’s not religion, nor is it race. It’s class, class and geography. This we see in the Observer’s two-page spread on how their intrepid young female Muslim reporter (yes, I think Nick Cohen just came) spent a whole month in “the community the 7/7 bombers came from”, also known as Leeds. The first thing that…Read More What divides Britain?
More than two years ago now, I poured scorn on the Grauniad for running ads for an evidently fraudulent anti-allergy gadget whilst also running Ben Goldacre’s Bad Science column. A taste: Which is all very good news for little “James”, the emetic blond child whose likeness takes up one of those two pages with the…Read More Time is on my side
I don’t usually engage with the “decent left”/”pro-war left”/whatever gabble, but this is ridiculous. Sadly, the Evening Standard‘s web presence is still too impossibly dire to link to, so this has had to wait. Kelly said she wouldn’t change the way social housing was allocated in response to the success of the BNP in using…Read More Nick Cohen