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Sunday 12 April 2015

Top Six - April 12

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 house maintenance stuff to do later. So there.
6 Ed Miliband Is Now A Sex Machine Andrew Pierce’s lame Daily Mail hatchet job only served to make the Labour leader more human, and to demolish the paper’s caricature of him as weak, weird and useless. Bad move, Dacre doggies.
5 Daily Mail Non Dom Hypocrisy A paper that regularly bashes the French turns out to be owned by someone who uses his, er, French ancestry as a means of obtaining “non dom” tax status. Yes, you really couldn’t make it up.
4 Guido Fawked - Non Dom Spin Unravels The perpetually thirsty Paul Staines and his rabble at the Guido Fawkes blog attempted to get their readers to “look over there” at supposed mistakes by Labour on its non dom announcement. Here’s why that should have convinced precisely nobody.
3 Miliband Must Face Down Murdoch Only one of the two party leaders who could become Prime Minister next month can commit himself to governing on behalf of those who elected his Government, rather than at the whim of Creepy Uncle Rupe or any of the rest of the press establishment.
2 Sun Trussell Trust Hypocrisy Rupe’s downmarket troops at the Super Soaraway Currant Bun invented a stance on zero hours contracts that the Trust did not hold. And they had no room to talk: their investigation of npower appears to have ceased - but they are now happy to take adverts from the company.
1 Amanda Platell’s Miliband Lie The Daily Mail’s Glenda Emeritus made claims about Justine Miliband’s Mirror interview that were not supported by the facts - yes, she made it up to suit her attack. No change there, then,
And that’s the end of another blogtastic week, blog pickers. Not ‘arf!

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