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Why is this (and the rest of the pointless, bitchy, defamatory column) allowed to masquerade as journalism?
For those of you with a net nanny that does not allow you to visit shameful sites like the Daily Mail, here are some of the choices quotes:
On Zara Phillips:
"...Zara, who nevertheless still contrives to sound like a bored Essex under-manicurist despite being a) royal and b) taking part in the poshest Olympic sport"
On Sharron Davies:
"...Reporting for the BBC down at the Aquatics Centre, Sharron is going for gold. What I mean is, if she manages to move her facial muscles before midnight, someone should give her a medal.
Sharron is a splendid woman, a terrific commentator, an Olympian who represented her country at 14 – but now she just looks like she’s swimming in Botox. Against the tide"
On Lizzie Armistead and Marianne Vos:
"...Lizzie Armitstead. What an utter darling. According to commentators, she had ‘fresh legs in good shape’, which she used to batter heroically through a torrential rainstorm, only to come second to some bitch from Holland. Never mind, after the 80-mile race Lizzie emerged without a speck of mud on her flawless complexion, manicure perfect, looking ready for her close-up"