The News of the World reveals the smears – full story here.
Draper has lied from the beginning about this whole affair. His candid honest response to receiving these smears – which he wanted to publish as soon as possible – was to tell their poisonous author that they were “brilliant”. Surely decent Labour-minded people have had enough of him? He is an electoral liability who should be cast adrift. In the words of Gordon Brown, there is absolutely no place in politics for Derek.