Where is Paul Dacre?


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Daily Mail Editor Paul Dacre will happily trash a dead man who fought the Nazis for Britain, but won't go on TV to defend it.

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Afraid you’ve just missed him! But here’s former Mail proprietor Lord Rothermere, whose family still owns the paper, meeting Adolf Hitler.   

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Brave Paul couldn't make it in person but instead he let his Deputy Editor Jon Steafel take the flak on Newsnight.

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No sign of the Big D here, though we did find this piece from the Mail in 1938 worrying about an influx of Jewish refugees from Germany. Talk about legacy of evil.

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Nope not here, but here’s one of Paul's front pages demonstrating that noblest of British values: exploiting the tragic death of children to make a crass political point.

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Dacre's still awol, but we found a Daily Mail column by Jan Moir published just after the death of singer Stephen Gately. Moir described Gately's sad death as "sleazy", leading to 22,000 complaints.

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No Dacre, but we did discover a copy of his paper from 1934, celebrating Oswald Mosely's fascist Blackshirts.

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Dacre's nowhere to be seen, but to keep you going here's the two-faced Mail website claiming victory against online porn – alongside the semi-naked girls of its infamous sidebar of shame.

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They seek him here, they seek him there, but they can't find Dacre anywhere! Instead we found this Mail column about transgender teacher Lucy Meadows. The coroner who investigated Lucy's suicide called the piece a "character assassination".

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This isn't Paul Dacre – it's Conservative peer Lord Moore, who was tutored by Ralph Miliband and says: "It beggars belief that the Daily Mail can accuse him of lacking patriotism. I never heard him ever say one word which was negative about Britain. The Daily Mail is telling lies."

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