16th July 2016
“Angela Eagle’s office window was NOT broken,” seems like a very bold, possibly ill-judged statement doesn’t it, given the screaming headlines above?
But……….. we’ve all been had.
Yet again, the mainstream media juggernaut has lunged into overdrive and without stopping to check its facts and its sources has taken on trust what Angela Eagle, a hard-bitten Westminster MP of 24 years’ standing and her advisors have been telling them. They could have applied the brakes and made some very basic, very obvious checks – checks which I’ve carried out for myself this evening.
As soon as we’d put down our newspapers, we the British public – putty in the hands of the press, as ever – drank it all in. Then, scanning around through narrowed eye slits, we came to rest on Jeremy Corbyn and his supporters – viewing them in a completely new light. As the Twitterati would put it – #TrotsRabbleDogs !
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