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Is Dr David Kelly’s Death Just A Tool To Bash Tony Blair?

IS Dr David Kell’y death just tool with which to bash Tony Blair? Do the politicos and the Daily Mail care for the doctor or just see his death as a chance to attack Blair?

Former Tory leader Michael Howard is quoted in the Mail:

“In view of the growing number of relevant questions that have arisen and cast doubt on the conclusions reached by Lord Hutton, I believe it would now be entirely appropriate for a full inquest to be held.”

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Posted: 14th, August 2010 | In: Reviews | Comment (1)

Dr David Kelly: The Truth, The Conspiracy And the Media Joy

DR David Kelly, the Government weapons inspector, killed himself in July 2003. The civil servant was pushed into the maw of a voracious media when he was rumoured to be the source of the news that the Blair administration had “sexed-up” a report on Iraq’s military capabilities.

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He admitted to having met the BBC Today programme’s Andrew Gilligan.

Dr Kelly was called to explain himself to MPs. Two days later he was dead.

His wife Janice Kelly said he became: “distracted… dejected… desperate…I just thought he had a broken heart. He had shrunk into himself”.

But with a conspiracy theory out there, what does the wife know? David Aaronovitch notes:

Goslett’s insinuation that because Janice Kelly wasn’t questioned “under oath’ then she was lying about her husband’s death, is despicable.

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Posted: 13th, August 2010 | In: Reviews | Comments (5)