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God bless the British media. When a Labour minister didn't show up for a lunchtime talk-show yesterday, the producers put Peppa The Pig in his chair for the debate. Worse, this is no ordinary pig, and had already decided not to back Labour at a campaign event for kids, to Lord Mandelson's dismay:

As Guido notes, Peppa is now more popular than Elvis among the children of Britain. (Suspicious Minds a popular lullaby? Who knew?). This is no minor slight.

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