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Sunday 1 March 2015

Top Six - March 1

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 Sun Attacks Its Own Lawyer The Super Soaraway Currant Bun railed against what it called “Greedy MPs”. Second in their rogues’ gallery was Geoffrey Cox QC - who is defending the paper’s deputy editor right now in a court case. There’s gratitude for you.
5 Hugh Grant Proved Right The Sun’s non-bullying political editor Tom Newton Dunn was deeply offended when Hugh Grant appeared on the Radio 4 Today programme and said he hadn’t had much to do with amendments to RIPA, the act the Police have been using to get hold of journalists’ phone records. It turned out that Grant was right.
4 Katie Hopkins Can’t Read Properly The semi-professional motormouth went on a rant about the BBC and a survey of Muslims. But her conclusions depended on her not having read most of it.
3 Don’t Menshn Hacked Off Louise Mensch was not there at the lobby event last Wednesday. So she shot her mouth off about it anyway.
2 Guido Fawked - Hacked Off Fantasy The creative retelling of what happened in Committee Room 14 at the Commons last Wednesday was rather easy to pick apart. Because it was, largely, a pack of lies. Another fine mess.
1 Teaboy Gets Hacked Off From a first-hand perspective - yes, I was there - the seriously bad behaviour exhibited by Alex “Billy Liar” Wickham, newly anointed teaboy to the perpetually thirsty Paul Staines at the Guido Fawkes blog, was revealed.
And that’s the end of another blogtastic week, blog pickers. Not ‘arf!

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