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The Naked Truth

by | 31st, March 2004

‘IF the little child who pointed out that the emperor was naked in the Hans Christian Andersson story were here today, chances are that he would be locked up for his temerity.

Not for sale in Britain

At the very least, he would lose his job, joining his fellow whistleblowers languishing in disgrace while the emperor continued to strut around without a stitch on.

When a book by an American writer which seeks to probe the special relationship between the world’s two most powerful dynasties the House of Bush and the House of Saud cannot be published in Britain because of our absurd libel laws, does anyone suggest it is time that those laws were changed?

Of course not instead we blame the author, the publisher, the lawyers, the woman who does the cleaning at the lawyers’ office…

And thus we find ourselves in the absurd situation where we in this country cannot

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