News reaches Scrapbook that The Citizen, “South Edinburgh’s Community Newsletter since 1971”, will be endorsing Mike Pringle for the Edinburgh South seat in the Scottish Parliament. Borrowing from The Guardian’s “the liberal moment has come” endorsement of Nick Clegg in 2010, residents are told:

Perhaps this support be related in some way to the newsletter being produced by, erm, Mike Pringle.

Why are parties still producing fake “independent” newspapers in 2011?

Hat-tip: Gordon Hudson

  1. You don’t need to look at the publisher’s notice to see it’s a Lib Dem leaflet. Just look for the misleading bar chart.

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