Sunday, May 19, 2002

Spot the Trot

Gosh, a whole BBC online piece on Alan Milburn's early days that doesn't mention his membership of the purist Trotskyite (and pro IRA) International Marxist Group. This is despite mentioning his work in the Marxist bookshop Days of Hope and

This isn't the first time that the BBC have been coy about Mr Milburn's extremist past, or Stephen Byers and Alistair Darling's.

If any Conservative front bencher (apart from Ken Clark) had been so actively involved in a right wing equivalent like the National Front, what's the betting that the BBC would mention the fact whenever they mentioned his or her name.

Bias anyone?


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