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Showing posts with label phone hacking debate. Show all posts
Showing posts with label phone hacking debate. Show all posts

Thursday, 21 July 2011

Hackergate Debate 20 July 2011 - a selection of questions

This is a selection of questions from the early part of the debate. It is almost exclusively confined to Labour questions, since virtually all of the Tory questions were of the "How wonderful you are David, Labour was twice as culpable, why are we discussing this at all?" variety.

I share the view that Labour were at least as culpable with Murdoch, however, they are not the Government - the Tory-led Coalition is, and the exposure of the shameful behaviour of News International and Cameron's cosy relationship with it came from an indefatigable Labour MP, Tom Watson, and of course, The Guardian newspaper.


Wednesday, 20 July 2011

Cathy Jamieson's attempt to smear Alex Salmond on Hackergate

Cathy Jamieson's attempt to smear Alex Salmond on Hackergate.

She could have joined with her leader, Ed Miliband, in an attempt to bring the Coalition down. Instead, she engaged in a contemptible attempt to smear the First Minister of Scotland, Alex Salmond, with the mud from Labour and the Tories’ craven subjection to Murdoch.

This is Scottish Labour, in all its shabby, misguided opportunism ...