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Richard Hammond’s Organ Recital: Daily Mirror Wins

by | 4th, March 2008

pm-and-hammond-200.jpg NEWSPAPERS love little more than a campaign.

It gives their columnists something to write about other then their children, and allows the paper to quote itself a source of irrefutable and expert fact.

In today’s Mirror readers learn that the paper’s No To The Toll Tax campaign has won the day. The “controversial” pay-as-you-go toll tax is to be “axed”. Satellites will not track cars and charge by the mile.

Says the Mirror’s boy racer Richard Hammond: “This is a great victory.”

“REAL CAMPAIGNS,” says the Mirror. “REAL STORIES. REAL RESULTS.” The Hammond Report gts results.

Nothing fake here. No pictures of a British squaddie urinating on his Iraqi captive. No fiction. The Mirror newspaper sticks to the real.

And the real news is that the petition Richard Hammond handed to outgoing Prime Minister Tony Blair last year has had a real impact.

Not only did Blair leave power soon after, not only did

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