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Yes China suppressed news and stats, yes they're using aid as geopolitics ... but this Mail splash is a straight propaganda offensive to deflect from Johnson's incompetence, for which 000s will pay with their lives 1/...
2/ We had a criminally underprepared NHS: here's @TheLancet on the details...
3/ Johnson/Cummings response was politicised nonsense - with Whitehall's culture of irresponsibility compounding the mess - here's @BylineTimes
5/ I warned on 4 March Johnson and the medical technocrats we're likely to screw this up...
Labour's @DrRosena - not entirely fair that senior politicians are getting tested when health workers can't be 💥
Boris Johnson's "War cabinet" will spend at wartime levels on state propaganda. Because it's a war against you, the poor, the students, the old, the sick, the young families - oh and manufacturing. It's a war for greed and racism. Which side are you on?
Priti Patel's callous diatribe against the poor of Barrow and other places went viral. So the BBC took it down. Here it is again ??
Morning, media students: this is a shot of Boris Johnson's launch event. Now watch last night's TV news coverage of it and repeat after me "I must not manufacture consent"....
Here's the Corbyn speech that Sky ran in full and which BBC TV news is suppressing
BBC’s Jon Sopel reporting May pushed for early strike “to avoid having to get parliamentary consent”. That’s the democracy you now live in.
Let's get clear what the BBC got wrong over the Leeds incident. It relied on a single, partisan source with no corroborative evidence, providing right-wing newspapers with a BBC branded fake news story.