posted on Apr, 21 2008 @ 06:30 PM
Springer and Dodgygeeza are more or less correct in their assessments of the sun with regards to its usefulness as an honest source of information.
Though where as it cannot be considered a 'crazy tabloid' such as the Enquirer (or now pravda in russia), it should be considered more as a LARGE
HEADLINE faux news newspaper with a calculated goal soaked in lies and spin.
Screaming headlines are the key and thus sales.
The unfortunate truth is that in the UK it is read by and considered to be 'good' by millions.
(So... yeah, we know its garbage.. all 1% of us)
Newpapers like it are almost single handedly responsible for the social paranoia versus hallucinatory child molesters, terrorists, people with beards,
people without beards, people with hair, people without hair, people with heads, people with an education etc etc and has spent the last few years in
the UK encouraging the masses to give up any semblance of freedom in exchange for whatever security they can offer in place of the shadows that live
only in peoples minds.
The UK version of the Enquirer would be the sunday sport (Considered to be barking by even readers of the Sun.. not being paraniod enough and all).
Sadly the difference is getting harder to spot every day.
The guardian on the other hand is one of the good guys.