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    Angry More Quality Journalism From The Daily Mail...?


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    God I hate the Daily Mail. The worst thing is that my father in law thinks everything in it is true!!!

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    You do know the average daily mail headline is

    "Asylum seekers carry a new type of aids which increases taxes and crime rates"

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    Years ago I used to have a shop steward who read the Daily Mail and when I questioned him about it he said,
    "Always know what the enemy is thinking"

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    Just saw Charlie Brooker stick this on twitter.

    Feel ashamed to walk the same earth as these idiots.

    The mirror and telegraph are also running similar headlines!

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    Next they'll claim the strikes cause cancer

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    I heard a comedian say a while back

    "What's the best way to confuse a daily Mail reader?"

    "Tell them that asylum seekers are the natural predator of paedophiles"

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    was probably about 6pm last night and they didn't mention a student jumping on the top!

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    Quote Originally Posted by webman View Post
    Next they'll claim the strikes cause cancer
    Well of course it does. If the teachers weren't striking they would be teaching kids science, who would then grow up to become scientists who would then find a cure for cancer.

    You see it's simple when you think about it really!

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    Quote Originally Posted by MK-2 View Post
    Well of course it does. If the teachers weren't striking they would be teaching kids science, who would then grow up to become scientists who would then find a cure for cancer.

    You see it's simple when you think about it really!
    D'oh!! Of course - how could I not have seen that??

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    Quote Originally Posted by webman View Post
    D'oh!! Of course - how could I not have seen that??
    i'll let you off this time. next time i'm petitioning for your deportation......just a warning!

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    It is a disgrace of a headline, but I'm always amused by the amount of folk that hate the Mail, yet seem to read it. ;-)

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    They've taken the word "because" out of the headline. It now says "Girl, 13, crushed to death by a falling branch as she sat on park bench on the day her teachers went out on strike". How much pressure must they have been under and from where to do that? I don't suppose for a moment they re-read it themselves and thought "a little harsh perhaps"!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jawloms View Post
    They've taken the word "because" out of the headline. It now says "Girl, 13, crushed to death by a falling branch as she sat on park bench on the day her teachers went out on strike". How much pressure must they have been under and from where to do that? I don't suppose for a moment they re-read it themselves and thought "a little harsh perhaps"!
    Reading the readers comments, it seems that even the most staunch Mail fan thought the headline went too far. I wonder if the poor girls parents or the school can force an apology from them.

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