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Pigging Out

by | 31st, January 2005

‘IT is clear that standards in society are slipping, and who better to stop the rot than the Sun, that bastion of decorum and modesty in a G-string?

”Now, don’t you go making a pig of yourself, luv”

And the paper is today celebrating its coup by exposing the police as guilty of holding double standards.

Now, now, calm yourselves. We know this is a far-fetched thing to believe, a difficult concept to take in on a Monday, but stick with it.

Following last week’s news in which Sarah McCaffrey was fined £60 for driving while holding an apple in one hand, the paper set up a sting.

A reporter went to Newcastle-upon-Tyne, the home of the police force that nicked Sara, and, standing by a set of traffic lights, armed himself with a tray of doughnuts and a board advertising the treats for free.

Soon enough a car from the Northumbria Force pulled up alongside – stopped by the red lights and beckoned the Sun’s man over.

The coppers inside the vehicle took one doughnut each, but before they could confiscate the entire tray

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