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Alastair Campbell spins for Gary Lineker


Good old Alastair Campbell has been out and about today, showing just why he was once such a valued spin doctor. The onetime master of the dark arts has been vexed, nay outraged, over Tory MPs daring to question Gary Lineker’s decision to liken the government’s rhetoric on asylum seekers ‘to that used by Germany in the 30s.’

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