Nelson Mandela Dead: The Front Pages Before And After The News Storm And A Blonde’s Buttocks
NELSON Mandela’s death was announced yesterday evenings. The newspapers had known the great leader was aged and in failing health. Obituaries had long been written. A simple press of ‘f5’ on the keyboard and the front pages were done. But what was on the covers before? What was the big story before Mandela died?
A storm has hit the British East coast. A huge tidal surge has left two dead. Thousands have been evacuated. Ports are closed. Many homes have been left without power. All day long the BBC and Sky news has been trailing the weather. And then Mandela died.
THE TIMES IS CLEVER – JUST CREATE A WRAPAROUND
THE GUARDIAN WENT WITH THE TIDAL SURGE AND AUSTERITY AS A FAILURE
THE DAILY TELEGRAPH NOTICED THE STORM AND THAT AUSTERITY IS A SUCCESS
THE INDEPENDENT WENT WITH AUSTERITY AND A TO-THE-POINT CARTOON
OTHERS DIDN’T BOTHER. THEY CARRIED ON REGARDLESS.
THE DAILY EXPRESS
AND THE DAILY STAR. WHATEVER LIFE TOSSES UP THERE’S AWALYS TWO BLONDE SISTERS SHOWING US THEIR BUTTOCKS. IT’S WHAT MANDELA WOULD HAVE WANTED…