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The strange case of Greenwich Time and a youngster’s extra leg

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Its apologists say council propaganda weekly Greenwich Time exists to celebrate the people of the borough. It may well do, but only those who haven’t upset leader Chris Roberts. In its photography, GT’s well known for editing out, cropping out or even Photoshopping out those who aren’t close to the Dear Leader, which led to one Tory changing her hairstyle to win a bet by sneaking in, and a Labour councillor being replaced by a balloon.

With that in mind, why has the lad on the left gained an extra leg? Who does it belong to?

And what are we to make of this paragraph?

Cllr John Fahy, formerly project leader Sharon Brokenshire, told GT:”

John, we never knew. And Chris, if you want decent sub-editing done in a hurry, my rates are very reasonable.

Written by Darryl

3 May, 2012 at 9:51 am

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  1. Can’t stop laughing! Can’t decide which is funnier – the extra leg or the trans-gender gaffe! Maybe the publishers of GT are human after all…

    pinking shears

    6 May, 2012 at 8:11 pm

  2. […] how Roberts demanded Fahy be airbrushed out of a Greenwich Time story in May 2012 – something highlighted on this website at the time (see pictures […]

  3. […] When Fahy stood against Roberts for the leadership of the council in 2012, he lost his role as cabinet member for leisure and literally found himself airbrushed out of Greenwich’s weekly propaganda paper, Greenwich Time: […]

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