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Sunday 6 October 2013

Top Six – October 6

So what’s hot, and what’s not, in the past week’s blogging? Here are the six most popular posts on Zelo Street for the past seven days, counting down in reverse order, because, well, I have stuff to catch up on. So there.
6 Boris Admits He Is Like Mugabe London’s occasional Mayor accused Labour of adopting a policy – compulsory purchase of land where developers have been “banking” it and not using it – akin to what might be seen in Zimbabwe. The problem was that Bozza had backed the same idea himself last May.

5 Fall Of The House Of Dacre When the Mail On Sunday got caught intruding into a memorial event for Ed Miliband’s late uncle, on top of the ruckus over the attack on his late father, the Rothermere press really was on the brink.

4 Mail Miliband Attack – It’s About Leveson The real reason that the legendarily foul mouthed Paul Dacre went after Mil The Younger was that the Labour leader had unequivocally supported properly independent press regulation.

3 Miliband Row – Enter The Useful Idiots We found out who was frightened of Paul Dacre and his attack doggies at the Daily Mail, as the usual suspects rallied to excuse his hatcheting of Ralph Miliband.

2 Ralph Miliband – The Reality The Labour leader’s late father walked over 60 miles from Brussels to Ostend to catch a boat to England, then volunteered for active service when he didn’t have to. The Daily Mail had been rooting for Hitler. Compare and contrast.

1 What Did Your Daddy Do In The War, Dacre? While Ralph Miliband volunteered for the Royal Navy – despite, as a foreign national, not being compelled to – Peter Dacre, late father of the Daily Mail’s editor, remained in the UK, despite passing conscription age in 1943.

And that’s the end of another blogtastic week, blog pickers. Not ‘arf!

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