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5 July 2019updated 07 Jun 2021 1:49pm

SHOCK as Telegraph endorses its own columnist Boris Johnson for Tory leader

By Media Mole

They say politics these days is unpredictable but they never prepared us for this EARTHQUAKE. The Daily Telegraph – yes, the same Telegraph that is more of a parish newsletter churning out press releases for Boris Johnson’s campaign team than an actual newspaper – has published its endorsement for the Tory leadership candidate… Boris Johnson!

Nicking Donald Trump’s self-styled nickname, it has called Johnson “Mr Brexit” in a leader exhorting readers to “elect him PM and give him a chance to deliver it”.

Because it’s perfectly normal in a liberal democracy for one of the main newspapers to pay the next prime minister £275,000 a year to write columns and then endorse him to run the country.

Accompanied by an even more perfectly normal frontpage, which would have made Pravda’s editors blush:

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