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Chris Tappin: Beef Casserole, Jeremy Clarkson and President Assad’s kids

CHRIS Tappin has gone to Heathrow. The 65-year-old is being extradited to the US. There he faces arms dealing charges. If guilty, he faces up to 35 years in prison. If innocent, he will be behind bars as the wheels of justice turn.

Mr Tappin is being extradited before the case is heard in a British court.

The Times describes him as “silver-haired, bespectacled and slightly deaf“. How this works in his defence is unclear. We have been previously told that he “heads the Kent Golf Union…plays bridge and dotes on his grandson”.

Relevance? Well, none. But to golf haters, it mus be pretty damning. The Times adds:

Last night, after sharing a last meal of beef casserole at his elegant home in Orpington, he said goodbye to his two children – something he described as the “hardest thing” he had ever had to do.

The Times is doing as many British papers have down and presenting Mr Tappin as a man of humble and mainstream interests.

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Posted: 24th, February 2012 | In: Reviews | Comment