Ipswich Murders: "No Great Loss" says Littlejohn

// 19 January 2008

I didn’t think it was possible that the Daily Mail’s Richard Littlejohn could become more hateful than he already is, but apparently he can.

Writing about the five murdered women who worked as prostitutes, he says:

It might not be fashionable, or even acceptable in some quarters, to say so, but in their chosen field of “work”, death by strangulation is an occupational hazard. That doesn’t make it justifiable homicide, but in the scheme of things the deaths of these five women is no great loss. They weren’t going to discover a cure for cancer or embark on missionary work in Darfur. The only kind of missionary position they undertook was in the back seat of a car.


Check out The Burning Times for a detailed response, which also includes details of how to complain:

Editor: Paul Dacre

The Daily Mail

Associated Newspapers Ltd

Northcliffe House

2 Derry Street


W8 5TT

Email: letters@dailymail.co.uk

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