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Press: Thinking ill of what she’s thinking

by Andrew Brown

JAN MOIR is one of the women columnists in the Daily Mail paid to sound as its readers imagine themselves to be — that is to say, enjoyably bitchy rather than actively nasty. “Are you thinking what she’s thinking?” says the regular strapline above her column.

Last Friday, she wrote a column mocking popular singers: the Nolan Sisters because they are middle-aged, fat, and still truss themselves up in Spandex and Lycra on stage; and Stephen Gately, of Boyzone, who ...

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