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Sunday 28 December 2014

Top Six – December 28

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 to be out and about later. So there.
6 Happy Christmas Scrooge Dacre Now on a “remuneration package” worth £2.4 million a year, not caring about the less well off, working Christmas Day and wanting his staff to do the same – behold the modern day Scrooge, editing the Daily Mail.

5 New Tony Benn Smear Is Bunk The latest rubbish to be peddled by former Soviet agent Oleg Gordievsky proves the old and very obvious adage – dead men don’t sue.

4 Tory Madrasa Co-Founder Jailed Ben Pickering co-founded the Young Britons’ Foundation (YBF) in 2003, with Donal Blaney and Greg Smith. Now he’s been given a six-year sentence for conspiracy to defraud. So the YBF has been erasing all trace of his involvement – not with total success.

3 Guido Fawked – No God On His Card Either The perpetually thirsty Paul Staines and his rabble at the Guido Fawkes blog have been carping at others’ Christmas cards for being “Godless”. Their own offering was no better. Another fine mess.

2 Murdochs Behaving Badly Labour MP Tom Watson was sniffed at when he made his “You must be the first mafia boss in history who didn't know he was running a criminal enterprise” to Murdoch Junior. But he was right on the money, as both recent and past examples of Rupe’s chosen son’s behaviour have shown.

1 CityLink And Asset Stripping Better Capital supremo Jon Moulton has questions to answer over exactly what he and his pals did with the parcel delivery firm from the time they bought it for £1 to putting it into administration over Christmas.

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

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