The Beano dumps Labour

The highly influential Beano comic has withdrawn its support for the Labour Party in the run-up to next year’s General Election.

An editorial cited a number of reasons including the failure of the ASBO system to curb Dennis The Menace’s anti-social behaviour, the lowering of educational standards at Bash Street School and the punitive taxation of Lord Snooty based on class-envy.

Harriet Harman was quick to denounce the publication’s cowardice, although was keen to dodge questions from journalists as to why she and Minnie the Minx had never been seen in the same room together.

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Posted: Oct 4th, 2009 by

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