As the questions continue to be asked over the sting on Tory MP Brooks Newmark, the perpetually thirsty Paul Staines continues to deflect and project. What he and his pals at the Guido Fawkes blog told, or did not tell, the Sunday Mirror is now likely to form part of the first major test for supposedly new press regulator IPSO. And what Staines has revealed is that his behaviour has changed little in the past six years.
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Moreover, he drops himself in the mire at the very start: “it is illegal under the Communications Act” he declared in response to one Twitter questioner. Wait, what? “Sending pictures of your penis via a smart phone”, apparently. Well, well, O Great Guido, I do believe you might not have wished to say that. Does that mean his newly anointed teaboy Alex Wickham solicited an illegal act from Newmark?
for his second drinking and driving conviction.
this highly prescient assessment of his modus operandi shows. Staines has indeed become the UK version of Matt Drudge: a sell-out to the right-wing establishment. But all the upmarket bottles of wine in the world cannot mask the truth about this deeply unsavoury individual.
Paul Staines projects on subjects like bed-wetting. He confirms he’s still a lush. His rabble gives off the whiff of criminality. And now he’s in the last chance saloon.