Which British politician has Rupert Murdoch met most?
By Tim Montgomerie
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Yep, Gordon Brown.
Let's record for posterity that during his evidence to today's special meeting of the Culture and Media Select Committee Rupert Murdoch said:
(a) The British politician he met most in recent years was Gordon Brown;
(b) At those meetings Brown never once raised phone hacking;
(c) Their children played together;
(d) Their wives became friends;
(e) Like Cameron, Brown preferred Mr Murdoch to enter 10 Downing Street by the back door.
It puts all of that faux outrage from Brown, last week, in perspective.