Oh dear. “I hope that you all realise it is inconceivable that I knew or worse, sanctioned these appalling allegations.” Rebekah Brooks email to her staff.
Well sweetie pie, that must mean that you were a crock of poo as an editor. Perhaps you feel happier to be perceived as thick and incompetent rather than culpable and despicable.
Rupe, who it is claimed is a staunch supporter of the harpie, must be having doubts. Advertisers pulling out. Howls of outrage across the airwaves. Much discussion about the Murdoch empire and BSkyB - most of it negative. This will cost him millions and millions.
So what is a fine upstanding yankee aussie to do? Easy peasy. Chuck her on the barbie. Nothing like a sacrificial lamb to appease the hordes.
Or will it?