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Damned when you do: why Starmer can’t win with the Mail

Analysis: Labour leader’s pledge to resign if he receives a penalty has failed to satisfy the paper

Feeling that you just can’t win when it comes to the Daily Mail presumably comes with the territory if you are Labour leader, but Keir Starmer could be forgiven for thinking his treatment is particularly unfair.

“Starmer accused of piling pressure on police,” the paper’s front-page headline said on Tuesday, directly below a red banner saying, “Beergate: Day 13”, a tally of how many days, some might argue, the paper has been trying to persuade Starmer to do exactly what he has now done.

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