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Anger at Tory's Wire comparison

25 Aug 2009 19:44:44

Anger at Tory's Wire comparison

People in south Manchester have reacted angrily after the Tory Party compared Moss Side to the Wire, a US television show depicting inner-city drug wars.Shadow home secretary Chris Grayling argued the UK was suffering the same culture of gangs and street violence highlighted in the fictional drama. He based his comments on a recent visit to Moss Side, which he claimed was experiencing an "urban war". Community campaigner Erinma Bell said local people were "annoyed". The Wire has been accla.... read more


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