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Smooth Criminal

There was an old fellow named Dave/ Who hired a phone-hacking knave./ He’s now been convicted/ As many predicted/ When Cameron dug his own grave. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-27998411 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/482085773609816064 Advertisements

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Hacked Off

When Coulson was hacking a phone/ He acted completely alone/ However it looks/ The court says Ms Brooks/ Could not have conceivably known./// http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2014/jun/24/andy-coulson-rebekah-brooks-phone-hacking-trial https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/481401231664250880  

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Unchartered Territory

An all-party press royal charter/ Emerged from political barter,/ But newspaper backing/ Is totally lacking/ And so it appears a non-starter. ///http://www.theguardian.com/media/2013/oct/11/royal-charter-press-regulation-final-draft-newspapers https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/388995261080428544

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Bugger Bugged

A media mogul named Rupe Was bugged in a Channel 4 scoop Defending the cause of those who broke laws He landed himself in the soup. ///http://www.channel4.com/news/murdoch-rupert-tom-watson-tape-police-the-sun https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/352818852977057794

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Sleepless in SW1

Nicholas, David & Ed/ Have reached an agreement, they said/ On press regulation/ With some legislation/ So now they can all go to bed.  ///http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/david-cameron-hails-deal-on-leveson-as-defending-free-press-without-fundamentally-wrong-legislation-for-regulator-8538363.html https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/313710822813741056  

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Hacked Off

A great many victims of hacking/ Gave press regulation their backing/ Grant, Church, the McCanns/ All Leveson fans/ Found Cameron’s sympathy lacking. ///http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2012/nov/30/leveson-victims-press-intrusion?intcmp=239

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Leveson’s Lessons

There once was a prominent judge/ Whose report was a bit of a fudge/ He says press regulation/ Requires legislation/ So will Mr Cameron budge? ///http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2012/nov/29/leveson-report-new-press-law

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DAC Akers Names Bribers & Takers

There was a top copper named Sue/ Who accused hacks of bribing a screw/ The Daily Express/ & the Mirror, no less/ The DAC dropped in the poo. /// http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/92d6188e-d4b0-11e1-bb88-00144feabdc0.html#axzz21RwzbTcn

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How Rebekah Kept up Dave’s Pecker

DC had a BF, Rebekah/ Who helped him to keep up his pecker/ We’re in it together/ She wrote – any weather/ He watches the scandal now wreck ‘er. /// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-18437287

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Crony Blair

A former PM known as Tony/ Worked hard to become Rupert’s crony/ But now he swears blind/ Nothing altered his mind/ Which many regard as baloney. /// http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/05/28/tony-blair-leveson-murdoch_n_1549501.html

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