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Heroes & Villains

by | 18th, January 2006

‘WOULD it surprise you to learn that the Father 4 Justice group has, what the Sun terms, a “lunatic fringe”?

According to the group’s website, F4J is “a new civil rights movement campaigning for a child’s right to see both parents and grandparents”.

The site proudly boasts that it “comprises Fathers, Mothers, Grandparents, Teachers, Doctors, Company Directors, Policemen, Barristers a complete cross section of society”.

Of course, these are just the personas used to cover the members’ true identities. In reality, they are superheroes who think noting of donning their capes and cowls and scaling the London Eye, St Paul’s Cathedral and Buckingham Palace to prove that dads are vital in building a, er, stable home life for little Armani.

But now the Sun says police have foiled a plot that would have been the group’s most daring caper yet.

“PLOT TO KIDNAP LEO BLAIR,” announces the Sun on its cover page. The paper says that sympathisers of the F4J group planned to snatch five-year-old Leo, the Prime Minister’s youngest child, and hold him as their hostage. They would keep him for a short time and release him unharmed.

We do not know how the fanatics planned to take Leo, only that

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