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Why we need the Daily Mirror

The original paper of the left-wing working class has its back to the wall. We shouldn't let it go without a fight

By Cliff North   July 2010

Every morning, the people of this country wake up to a choice of 12 national newspapers. It’s a selection unmatched in number anywhere in the world. And eclectic, except for one thing.

During the last election, only one of those daily papers—the Daily Mirror—supported the Labour party. The Guardian backed the Lib Dems, as did The Independent. The rest of the broadsheet and tabloid press supported the Tories.

In a healthy democracy, it’s generally understood that it’s a good thing for the national press to represent the views of all the major political parties.

That’s why we should not look…

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