We have previously queried whether the alleged phone hackers of the Fourth Estate will get a fair trial, most recently with this post.
To a degree, then, we are gratified to encounter similar concerns via this piece in the Telegraph, published yesterday. But only to a degree. What is the point of the Leveson Inquiry, if its ultimate effect is to prejudice criminal trials over phone hacking?
(A conspiracy theorist whispers: “Maybe that’s the point …”, to which we say “Don’t be so ridiculous. Conspiracy theories are a load of old nonsense, and that’s the worst we’ve ever heard.”)
Pictured courtesy of Richard Winchell: Jackson Pollock, a fine artist notorious for his novel technique of drip painting, from which a focused theme gradually emerged.