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 cooking stuff to do later. So there.
6 So Farewell Then Piers Morgan After three years, CNN pulled the plug on his 9pm Eastern Time weekday show. There was much crowing at the news. What those crowing failed to notice was that Morgan had trousered millions of dollars in the process. They should enjoy failure that pays so well.
5 Paedophile Smear In Trouble The Daily Mail was getting desperate to keep its attack on senior Labour figures on the front page. So a trawl through the punditry was ordered.
4 Don’t Menshn The Muslims Rent-a-gob Louise Mensch waded in to the aftermath of the trial of soldier Lee Rigby’s killers. Look at all those good Muslims, she said. Except that one of them wasn’t.
3 Peter Dacre – The Man Who Hated Britain Ed Miliband’s father Ralph was vilified by the Daily Mail, but he volunteered to fight the Nazis even though he was under no compulsion to do so. The Mail editor’s father chickened out, and cowered behind the cover of a reserved occupation.
2 But Still They Won’t Say Sorry! The Daily Mail was on shaky ground accusing anyone of encouraging paedophiles – its website is chock full of photos of under-age girls and children as young as 18 months old.
1 Guido Fawked – Paedophile Support By Association The perpetually thirsty Paul Staines and his rabble at the Guido Fawkes blog taunted the senior Labour Party figures under attack by their hero Paul Dacre. But Staines has enjoyed a twenty year plus association with the Libertarian Alliance, which has published material arguing that the Paedophile Information Exchange was not so bad after all.
And that’s the end of another blogtastic week, blog pickers. Not ‘arf!