Originally posted by lordlefty
All of this is a brilliantly engineered plot to destroy the BBC and restore faith in an increasingly unpopular Labour government. In the next few
months and years, the BBC will suffer terribly.
Well it's been spectacularly unsuccessful then. Everyone, including most of the main newspapers in the Uk, believe Hutton's report to be a
laughable whitewash. It could have been written by Alastair Campbell himself.
The government has sustained serious damage over this and the whole thing has only served to re-open calls for enquiries into several aspects of the
This whole thing - Kelly's death included - was caused by one thing - a government completely which is so obsessed about its public image (almost to
the point of insanity) that it hugely over re-acted to one reporter's comment broadcast at 6.07am on one radio programme.
The whole Kelly thing and the subsequent Hutton enquiry stems from the government's arch paranoia, fuelled by Alastair Campbell who is little more
than an intellectual thug.
Campbell and Blair are directly responsible for Kelly's death and this will be a major factor in the latter's downfall. Voters are sick of his
'rictus grin' lying, his own party loathes him and even his own MPs are rebelling. He's finished.