The Daily Mail peddles a despicable cocktail of hatred, bigotry and fear.
We’re delighted to learn that concerned citizens have knocked up a spoof.
It’s called – somewhat inevitably – the Hate Mail [PDF], and 30,000 copies are being distributed nationwide.
Middle England’s house paper is guilty of many crimes, not least supporting fascism in the 30s.
British fascist leader Oswald Mosley was praised beneath the headline Hurrah for the Blackshirts.
The paper’s proprietor Lord Rothermere also wrote to congratulate Hitler months before the outbreak of war with Germany.
The rag continues to offer a daily diet of spite today, with immigrants bearing the brunt.
An anonymous ex-employee sums the paper up perfectly:
“The ideal Daily Mail story leaves the reader hating somebody or something”