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Tony Cares

by | 21st, July 2003

‘HAD Dr David Kelly been an Iraqi scientist caught between his self-serving, bullying government and Al-Jazeera TV, we’d be talking of hit squads and not suicide.

To remember in our nightmares

As it is, the manner of the scientist’s demise is one thing the papers can agree on, although there is some confusion over why he felt the only way out of his situation was death.

The Telegraph has conducted a poll and uses its front page to declare that 47% of the respondents ‘blame the Government for Dr Kelly’s death’.

That’s not the unanimous verdict needed to get Tony Blair incarcerated for life, but it is enough to damage the one thing Tony holds dear above all else: his image.

Over in the Murdoch-owned Times, Tony is seen smiling.

The paper shows how the face of the Prime Minister has fluctuated between sad and happy

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