(it’s not satire – it’s the Daily Mail!)
Yesterday, the Daily Mail published yet another of its endless dubious stories about how working class people are all lazy scroungers on benefits who drink too much alcohol, scrounge off the state, are bad parents blah blah bloody blah.
You can read the article here, if you really must (warning – link to Daily Mail nonsense):
Well, the woman in the story is actually an actress.
Here’s her casting page:
Can’t blame the woman. She does a very good job playing the part of a working-class parent – well one according to the Daily Mail anyway.
I hope they paid her well for her role.
This comes after both the Mail and the Sun printed the following similar dubious story which also used an actress (or the wife of a Russian billionaire?):
Of course, this should come as no surprise. We all know neither rag would recognise a real piece of news if it stripped itself naked, painted itself bright pink and danced around singing “I’m a piece of news, come on baby, you know you want me”.
But at the very least, could we stop referring to the Mail and the Sun as NEWSpapers and recognise them for what they really are?
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