Coincidence du jour

FOX News and News Corporation papers like The Sun and the New York Post offered rabid support for the war in Iraq. Michael Powell, son of Colin Powell, is Chairman of the FCC. Guess who just got FCC clearance to buy DirecTV?

The paper that backed Fascism

On the plane home, there was only one British paper to choose from—the Daily Mail. XQ had taken a copy of the Mail with her when she left for Germany; she had wanted to be able to show the German kids what a British tabloid newspaper was like, but had been too embarrassed to buy The Sun. As luck would have it, that day the Mail had had a two-page spread by Paul ‘Why oh why” Johnson, entitled “What if we had made peace with Hitler?