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(Not satire. Or is it? I don’t know any more.)

The right-wing press has been getting its collective knickers in a twist recently over the large numbers of British people wanting to celebrate the death of Margaret Thatcher  – and they’ve decided to focus on one person in particular  – namely one Romany Blythe who set up a Facebook page called The Witch Is Dead Party.

And what angle have the right-wing press taken to express their outrage?

That Romany apparently admits to once having had a boob job.

I promise you this is not satire, here’s the Daily Mail’s bizarre article from today:

Drama teacher who organised Thatcher death parties reveals she had NHS breast implants

I am outraged.

Because the original idea behind this blog was to juxtapose real political stories with satirical ones in order to highlight just how ridiculous most UK politics and the coverage of it by the mainstream press can be.

But I ask you – how on Earth am I supposed to compete with genius self-satirisation like that?


Related articles by Tom Pride:

Witches outraged at being compared to former prime minister Margaret Thatcher

UK SINGLES CHART UPDATE – ‘Ding Dong The Witch Is Dead’ in at nr 10

Criticism as MPs mass debate over Lady Thatcher

Parliament to be privatised in Thatcher’s memory

Osborne claims Thatcher “over the worst” and well on way to “full recovery”

Fury as Lady Thatcher is accused of trying to bury bad economic news by dying

Government scraps plans for society to pay for Thatcher funeral after realising it doesn’t exist

Government mulls plans to put politicians into plain packaging

Minimum price plan to end cheap sales of Lib Dem MPs


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