How to Dig a Hole – by the Daily Telegraph

This is another of Johnny Void’s satirical digs at the Torygraph’s attempt to destroy itself and its reputation over the HSBC affair. It seems the Torygraph is trying to carry on, blithely regardless of the consequences this will also have for the paper’s standing. ‘Never apologise, never explain’. That seems to be the Torygraph’s attitude, and they’re about to find out why no-one likes the arrogant, who think they don’t have to be accountable to anyone for their lies and mistakes.

Pride's Purge

(satire?)

The Daily Telegraph Guide on How to Dig Yourself into a Deep Hole (with thanks to wikihow)

This article covers the technique of digging yourself into general holes as well as the special case of deep narrow holes, such as the Telegraph is now finding itself in.

There are many ways and many reasons for a newspaper to dig a hole for itself; revenge, immaturity, capriciousness, or just downright arrogance by its owners. However, even including deep narrow holes, the methods are the same for any newspaper, requiring the use of a shovel, an axe, a lot of dirt, spin and lies.

But please be warned. Once you dig your hole, you will have to shovel away the dirt that was scooped up by your work.

Method: How to dig a generic hole

1. Determine the outline of your hole:

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2. If you find yourself having to dig through hard facts, stomp your…

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