British ‘PR Obsession’ Explained by Lord of Ping

British PR ObsessionAccording to reports from the BBC, the Times of London, and postings on several influential U.K. blogs, the Brits have succumbed to what was thought to be a very American affliction: PR obsession. Ali Miraj, an Asian businessman who is an unsuccessful politico, has accused Conservative party leader David Cameron of being ‘PR obsessed’ when he visited Rwanda rather than attending to his rain-soaked constituents.

The charge by Miraj led Cameron to strike back and accuse his accuser of extorting him for “peerage,” while posts on news blogs mulled the fate of the nation succumbing to “PR over substance.” The Man in a Shed blog breaks down several versions of the story as reported by the BBC and outlines seemingly obvious bias in reporting.

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