Saturday, November 14, 2009

Families Are Fair Game.

Having achieved the impossible feat of making people feel sorry for Gordon Brown last week, the Sun has decided to go lower.

The Sun presumably opposes the former drugs advisor David Nutt for his views on the relative safety of alcohol, cannabis and horse riding. Which is fair enough but this is really pretty sleazy behaviour on their part- scouring the Facebook pages of his children to take some pictures and quotes to smear them:

It was not known if the professor at London's elite Imperial College has been privy to his daughter Lydia's Facebook pages.

Photos show her and girl pals cavorting with a bottle of spirits in hand - and were uploaded two years before she turned 18.

Meanwhile older lad Johnny, 26, has posted photos of himself prancing NAKED in the snow in Sweden.

The Sun has photos of people prancing around naked on Page 3 every single day ( and good on them for that)! This is just tawdry character assassination to punish Professor Nutt for having a different opinion than the Sun, his children are not in the public eye and frothing about their trivial or non existent misdeeds is underhand.

8 comments:

Brian, follower of Deornoth said...

If he posted the photos himself, that's fair enough. Here's a clue: if you don't want people to see what you are up to, don't brag about it on the internet.

Anonymous said...

Labour candidate Alex Hilton used stuff on the Facebook page of a Tory MPs (Nadine Dorries) daughter as a way of attacking her mum.

Ross said...

Brian- sure but they could have picked millions of people with embarrassing stuff on the web, and they are being targetted because of their father.

Anon- Yeah I remember that, Hilton is a twat.

James Higham said...

Hear hear.

JuliaM said...

Surely the 'Sun' must be the only paper to use the term 'cavorting' in a non-ironic fashion...

Ross said...

Yes "cavort" is one of those words that is kept alive by tabloid newspapers, along with the word "romp".

James Higham said...

Cavort and romp - don't make me miss it so much.

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