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 domestic stuff to do later. So there.
6 Daily Mail Lamest Ever Airline Scare “We were plummeting at 500 feet a minute”, readers were told. So the pilot was taking things very gently, then. No drama, no crisis, everyone safe. So no story.
5 Warsi Resignation – Now The Spin The thought that Sayeeda Warsi resigned out of principle could not be allowed to enter. So a number of creative excuses were invented, all of which were total crap.
4 Tim Montgomerie – Over-Promoted Nobody The Gaza crisis has cruelly exposed the bias and cluelessness of someone who has gained his current position by little more than grovelling before Rupert Murdoch.
3 Daily Mail American Apparel Hypocrisy Paul Dacre’s finest went after American Apparel for allegedly using “underage porn” to sell its wares. Not unlike the Mail’s own website, then.
2 Don’t Menshn ISIS Into the Middle East punditry mire waded Louise Mensch, going wrong with her first comment as she smeared an innocent man at an Islamic festival as a paedophile. And didn’t apologise, or withdraw her accusation.
1 Miliband Wreath Row – He Was Set Up Right-wing cheerleaders claimed Mil The Younger had the opportunity to write his own message on a wreath laid at Glasgow’s Cenotaph. That’s not true: the procedure followed at Remembrance Day was changed, and not accidentally.
And that’s the end of another blogtastic week, blog pickers. Not ‘arf!