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Subtly racist MSM uses dog whistle when covering horrific crimes involving travellers that it wouldn’t use anywhere else

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Two recent and shocking crimes have shone a light on the hypocrisy at the heart of the MSM’s reporting of stories involving members of the Irish and English traveller community. While the crimes themselves are indefensible and the culprits have been found guilty, the way such stories are covered is deeply disturbing, but slips past without comment.

The most recent case involves the murder of Lindsay Birbeck, a 47-year-old teaching assistant and mother-of-two strangled by a 17-year-old stranger, who then put her body in a wheelie bin, rolled it down the street and buried it in a shallow grave at a local cemetery. The murderer then made up a wholly implausible tale about disposing of the body on behalf of someone else, which neither the police nor the jury believed.

Apart from his youth, the murderer has a couple of stand-out characteristics. He has an IQ of just 65 – a marker of considerable learning disability – which explains his unwise attempt to implicate another man in his crime. And he’s called Rocky Marciano Price, after the legendary boxer. That comes attached with a heavy burden for a young man........

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