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4 May 2018
As I write, with over 75% of all yesterday's English local election results in, Labour has a net gain of 55 councillors compared to the high water mark of the 2014 result in these wards, while the Tories have a net gain of one seat against a 2014 result which was regarded at the time as disastrous for them, and led the Daily Telegraph to editoralise "David Cameron Must Now Assuage the Voters' Rage".

Yet both the BBC and Sky News, have all night and this morning, treated these results, in which the Labour Party has increased by 3% an already record number of councillors in this election cycle, as a disaster.

BBC | 5 May 2018 | Local election results 2018: The results in maps and charts

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by Cat on Sat May 5th, 2018 at 05:29:44 PM EST
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it has required extraordinary message discipline for the media to show such a united front in this portrayal.

In this they are helped theat the BBCNews department has been so succesfully taken over by the conservative party with placemen at all levels. Most of the press are already bought and paid for Tory propaganda outlets.

It is only the left leaning political blogs that expose a different truth, which is why the Govt continually huff and puff about clamping down on "fake" news. Fake here s used in the Trump way, which is anything which deviates from the preferred flattery of the Govt.

keep to the Fen Causeway

by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Mon May 7th, 2018 at 05:11:19 PM EST
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