Matthew Norman: There’s always the Human Rights Act, Trevor – Matthew Norman – Commentators – The Independent
“It’s a great honour for us to have this unique opportunity to recognise Britain’s exceptional police service,” declared Sun editor Dominic Mohan last July at the Savoy. “All of us owe them a huge debt of gratitude…”
And so we do. Well, not quite all of us. One who begs to differ is The Sun columnist and long-term Murdoch mouthpiece Trevor Kavanagh. Until recently as slavish a fuzz fan as Dominic, Trevor had an epiphany on Saturday when officers woke five colleagues, searched their homes, and invited them down the nick to help with their enquiries into the bribing of public officials such as their exceptional selves. Or, as Trevor put it in his columnar cri de coeur, “needlessly dragged [them] from their beds in dawn raids”.