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The Daily Express: the front-page immigrant special

On a splash reporting that "70 per cent say we must ban new migrants", the paper features nothing but celebs who are themselves the product of immigration.

As this excellent tweet puts it, the Daily Express has filled its front page with celebrities who are themselves the product of immigration, while at the same time advocating a ban on "new migrants".

Dear Express: Helen Mirren's dad was a Russian immigrant, Cowell's grandmother was polish & Cliff was born in India pic.twitter.com/UmLhEjgpwe

— Marc Burrows (@20thcenturymarc) February 17, 2014

This mole wonders: if new migrants are banned, who will the Daily Express put on its splashes in the future?

Actually, we already know the answer to that question.