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Press: The missionary potential of peach juice

by Andrew Brown

THERE is, to the nihilist, something pro­foundly satisfying about the Daily Express: the tool of an ambitious pornographer directing the rest of us to the ways of righteousness. Every story aims to rouse our indignation.

Its treatment of the Colin Coward story did not disappoint. “Gay vicar’s marriage ‘is an abomination’ say Christians” was the headline. Let’s see — eight words, three mistakes. He’s not a vicar; it’s not a marriage; and the “Christians” turn ...

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