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Mail Hack Liz Jones to Write About Life Behind The Letterbox

by | 4th, September 2009

letterbox-liz-jones LIZ Jones, Ingrid Bettancourt look-alike and all round self-absorbed hack, has some new material to write about as shots are fired at her letterbox.

No, that’s not a euphermism for a news Botox treatment. This is Jones’s actual letterbox, in the door of her Exmoor home.

The apparent attack is, as The Evening Standard says it is, linked to her newspaper column in which she talks about her life in Brushford, Somerset and the “toothless farmers” who live there.

Local agree with the Standard’s sleuths:

I’m not saying it’s right. In fact, it’s downright wrong,” said one of her neighbours. “But something like this has been coming. She has turned up here without understanding the people and culture and she has started attacking our way of life. Nobody is surprised it’s turned nasty.”

The Guardian , for whom the country is another country, tells its readers:

Farmers complain that one of her dogs has killed a sheep – a big deal in this area – and Jones, a vegetarian, is no fan of hunting, which is just about a religion here.

That’s the country, where they pray to guns and where sheep are more then holding bays for this year’s on-trend

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