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(not satire – it’s the Daily Telegraph!)

The highly respected chief political commentator of the Daily Telegraph has caused an earthquake today in the newspaper industry by not only dramatically resigning but also accusing the newspaper of committing “fraud” on its readers.

Peter Oborne accuses the Telegraph’s owners of allowing big corporations such as the HSBC bank to influence the newspaper’s content and says “democracy itself is in peril“.

Mr Oborne’s full resignation statement is well worth a read as an example of how perilous our state of democracy has become under the patent leather boot of creeping corporate dictatorship:

Why I have resigned from the Telegraph


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