(no – not satire)
This is interesting.
Back in 2000, Lord McAlpine wrote a book about how to manipulate people in politics.
The most interesting part is Lord McAlpine’s advice on dealing with the media.
Here’s a direct quote from him on that:
Spread false defeat to gain public sympathy; or false accusation and then arrange for it to be exposed as such – so the accuser will forever be treated with suspicion.
I’m not suggesting that Lord McAlpine has been taking his own advice on how to deal with the media – not least because that might end up with me receiving a court writ from his lawyers.
And that’s precisely the point – to shut up all talk about child abuse by top politicians. Isn’t it?
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