Tory MP Wants Unpaid Slaves For Book Content Harvesting

Tall and tight MP Daniel Kawczynski is advertising for an unpaid intern on Westminster’s noticeboard W4MP:

“Following the success of his first book, ‘Seeking Gaddafi’, Daniel Kawczynski the Member of Parliament for Shrewsbury & Atcham, is writing his next book on another leading Arab country. He is looking for a person to help him research and write this book.”

His new book is on Saudi Arabia, and with the prospect of travel to the country, Guido can see why the job might be attractive to any budding young writer. But let him warn you, if Kawcynski’s past behaviour is anything to go by, this is nothing but a con…

When writing his last tome, Kawczynski held a similar recruitment process and sources suggest that there was possibly one intern “hired” for each chapter. Interns he “hired” were under the impression that they were the only one. Strangely many had a similar interview that ended up with them being asked to write a five thousand word essay on a particular Gaddafi-related angle. Those subjects bear an uncanny resemblance to the “Seeking Gaddafi” chapter list…

Weirdly, the writing style in the book isn’t what you might call consistent… 


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