Comments on: Murdoch Schadenfreude has worrying downside, too Mon, 26 Sep 2016 03:26:00 +0000 hourly 1 By: Dafydd Wed, 13 Jul 2011 09:15:50 +0000 You misunderstand the British system, and the separation of the roles of Chairman and Chief Executive.

Americans fawn before their head of state, and we do before ours.

Our head of state is the queen and we are obliged to bow and scrape before her. The first Lord of Her Majesty’s treasury, or the bag man, is also sometimes called the prime minister.

He is just another servant, like the rest of us.

No one cares if tabloid journalists hack prime ministers. When they hacked Prince William, that is when this all began.

By: mohara Tue, 12 Jul 2011 16:01:16 +0000 The proverbial chickens are comin’ home to roost.

What a mitzvah it would be to have News Corp collapse and take it’s right-wing agenda with it.

Murdoch and his ilk are morally bankrupt – I will enjoy watching them squirm before Parliament as the scope of this sleazy, awful scandal unfolds.

As Erlichman sooth, “let them swing in the breeze.”

By: Woltmann Tue, 12 Jul 2011 16:00:09 +0000 Isn’t there some disagreement between legitimate journalism and wiretapping, bribery and extortion? What really seems to be bothering people is that this behavior seems to be OK in the Murdoch Employee Manual, the model employee skill set? You have a real hard time justifying much of the Murdoch Empire under the header legitimate journalism. About as hard a time as Cameron trying to justify why he isn’t resigning in digrace right now ..