Excellent blog from Pride’s Purge that pretty much follows on from my blog about the establishment backlash. The Tories are well versed in the art of disinformation, spin and smears. The Conservative Research Department’s job, among other things, is to find dirt on their opponents and to cover up inconvenient truths. I’m not sure if Rose is close to anyone in the CRD but he could have been briefed by them or it’s a nom de plume that is used by several people who are closely connected to the CRD.

This county is run by a clique of bullies, who will use any means they can to cling onto power and to circumvent the law.

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Oh what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive“- Sir Walter Scott

Today the Mail on Sunday did a hatchet job on the child abuse victim Steven Messham in an attempt to discredit him as a witness after he mistakenly identified Lord McAlpine as his attacker – a mistake which it now seems was a direct result of misleading information given to him by North Wales Police.

See this previous article for more information about that:

It was the police – not the BBC – who wrongly named Lord McAlpine in abuse allegations

I make no apology for telling you my heart went out to Mr Messham when I read the Mail on Sunday piece attacking him. It seemed to me he was being abused all over again.

The article in the Mail on Sunday is clearly an attempt on the part of sections of…

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