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A young Guido remembers witnessing a Sun journalist in the glory days of Kelvin Mackenzie writing some rum piece complete with a quote condemning some outrage. It was clear that the journalist had made up the quote from the MP. When concern was expressed at this he said, “suppose I bet ring him up and tell him what he has said”.

He coined the phrase “stalking donkey”, he successfully campaigned against the halfpenny. He added to the gaiety of the world. Requiescat In Pace Anthony Beaumont-Dark.

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