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Rebekah Brooks’ Sun, David Cameron And Ed Balls Feasted Off Baby P For Money And Votes

WHAT news of Rebekah Brooks? Well, depsite of the News of The World’s stance on John Terry (SACK THE LEADER!) and the Sun’s attitude toward’s Sharon Shoemsith (SACK THE LEADER!), the boss remains in her job.

With great timing, then, the Sun has been forced to pay copensation to Sylvia Henry, a social workers it hounded out of a job as the furore over the death of Baby P (Peter Connelly) hit the news cycle. The Sun invited its readers to sing a petition demanding Henry and other Haringey social workers be sacked. The Sun amassed 1.5m signatures for its petition, which was delivered to Downing Street.

The petition stated:

“I believe that ALL the social workers involved in the case of baby P, including Sharon Shoesmith, Maria Ward, Sylvia Henry and Gillie Christou should be sacked and never allowed to work with vulnerable children again….

The Sun cared. It cared enough to stick its logo on Baby P’s grave and keep a vigil for other caring types carrying balloons and teddies.

Ed Balls and David Cameron both waded into the debate – presenting themselves as caring dads and so blessed with a sense of right and wrong. They both sucked up to the Sun.

Cameron actually wrote an open letter in the Sun:

His face seems so familiar now, but it is still incredibly moving. More than 1.3million signed The Sun Baby P petition, each name a cry for justice. Yesterday, those cries were answered. The sackings, suspensions, resignations were long overdue.

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Posted: 12th, July 2011 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comment