“SmearGate” continues to have traction
We are now into a fourth successive news cycle and Downing Street is still finding it hard to move on to other things. The BBC is still leading on the story with Sky continuing to put it high up the bulletins.
It’s not helped by the less than convincing letters that Gordon Brown sent yesterday.
If these had been unequivocal then that might have stemmed the flood of bad headlines. They weren’t, appeared mealy-mouthed, and have just provided pegs for further coverage.
Where’s it going to end? It’s hard to say but ticking away in the background is the fact the the details of some of the most toxic emails have not been made public.