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Tide of migrant BNP PR menaces Google News

Google News, which last year accepted that press releases counted as news, now apparently thinks press releases from the far-right British National Party count too.
John Lettice, 07 Nov 2004

Reach out and sneer: Dem radicals speak to the Red States

CommentThe defeated Kerry may have called for unity last week, but already radical elements inside and outside of the Democrat party are arguing for the abandonment of the old ways of cosy consensus. One such organisation, formed even as the last queues for the ballots ebbed away, styles itself "The New Democrat Outreach Program." The Register has been contacted by one NDOP activist, styling himself Commandante Camembert, with an early draft of the organisation's first communique to the nation. "We must," says Camembert, "learn to speak to all of the people. But we mustn't be afraid to sneer when we do it."

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