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A Staine on Guido’s reputation

By Tom Nuttall  

Guido Fawkes, aka Paul Staines, likes to think of himself as the scourge of Westminster; his blog is replete with examples of villainous or shameful behaviour by members of what Staines sees as the inherently corrupt members of Britain’s political classes. Today, however, Staines himself has become the story; the Independent‘s Pandora diary reports that last week Staines found himself up in a magistrates’ court on drink-driving charges. It appears that Staines had over-indulged at a reception hosted by the free-market think tank the Adam Smith Institute, where, he says, “The booze is usually pretty good.”

Staines is no stranger…

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