A reader close to a Manchester Evening News staffer sends this note:
His paper subsidizes the Grauniad because they make a huge profit from their mainly working-class readership, while the Graun operates at a massive loss to its white, middle-class, left-on readers. Of course, all the folks at the Evening News hate the guts of the Grauns because of the massive salaries compared to their own more modest remunerations.
Anyway, he tells me that …
”Benjamin Joffe-Walt is apparently suffering post-traumatic stress disorder, which explains his inaccurate account of what happened, and is now being cared for by the paper.”