Saturday, February 18, 2012

Gordon in the morning: Fair warning

Exciting times at Wapping as Rupert Murdoch arrives, announcing plans to relaunch the News Of The World under a slightly different name. For too long, we've not known the contents of dead girl's telephones; thank Christ Murdoch is going to put that right.

Still, it's easy to knock this latest escalation of hubris - is superhubris a thing? - but sometimes Gordon and The Sun does provide a valuable public service. Not just by providing enough journalists suspected of criminal wrongdoing to keep dozens of police in work, but also by offering warnings like this one:

Chris Martin and Noel Gallagher team up for Brits
In other words: keep your remote controls close, to save having to dive for the off-switch.