Every single “serious” newspaper in the UK led with Iran this morning. But The Daily Mail devoted its entire front page to an attack on Gordon Brown and the Iraq Inquiry, and The Express (alongside a photograph of a Euro Lotto winner cradling a giant cabbage) to asylum seekers, the largest group of whom before the war came from Iraq. The Mail’s inside coverage of Iran is headlined:
POLL RIOTERS RIP IRAN APART AS AHMADINEJAD ROUNDS UP OPPOSITION
What those restive Iranians need is some “sound, commonsense, Conservative doctrine“.