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4 February 2014

Daily Mail annoyed at Bob Crow for booking his “luxury holiday” through the Daily Mail

The only thing worse than a union boss on a luxury holiday is a union boss getting a discount on his luxury holiday thanks to a voucher offer.

By media mole

Londoners will know that this week sees a strike by workers on London Underground, over “modernisation” plans that involve redundancies and the closure of ticket offices.

Responsibility for this strike, in the eyes of the Daily Mail, is not Boris Johnson’s, nor the members of the RMT or TSSA unions which voted to strike. No, it’s Bob Crow’s. Big Bad Bob. He went on holiday last week, you know. Here’s how the Mail spun it:

Unlimited caviar! Sitting by a pool! Buying drinks from a bar! A hotel room with a balcony and a wardrobe! Karaoke! Another hotel! And he had the temerity to return home at the end! Has he no shame? No!

And, even worse, it turns out that Bob got the idea to go on his holiday from the Daily Mail, meaning he was probably surrounded by Daily Mail readers, also enjoying “unlimited caviar”:

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