From the daily archives:

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Week 47: Villain – The Daily Mail

November 22, 2015

This week’s villain award goes to the Daily Mail for publishing a cartoon of refugees as potential terrorists crossing into the EU with rats. The imagery within this cartoon is both disturbing and disgusting. Refugees as vermin? Rifles being carried on their backs? For fuck’s sake. This goes way beyond gutter journalism. This cartoon has […]

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Week 47: Prat – Ken Livingstone

November 22, 2015

This Week’s Prat of the Week is the former Mayor of London and Labour MP, Ken Livingstone. What an irritating little story this was: Ken Livingstone was appointed to sit on Jeremy Corbyn’s Defence Review Committee; Labour Shadow Secretary of State for Defence is one Kevan Jones, who questioned whether Ken had the credentials to […]

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Week 47: Hero – Barack Obama

November 22, 2015

This week, the US president wins our award for acting as the greatest hero of the last seven days Not for the first time (the thirteenth in fact, although he has also picked up a couple of our weekly prat awards as well along the way), President Barack Obama has won our weekly award for […]

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