Coincidence? Mail on Sunday Smears Brexit With Nazism As Cameron Gives Exclusive Interview To Paper

The Mail on Sunday has splashed an extraordinary story across its front page today, alleging that Nazi sympathisers have “infiltrated” the Vote Leave campaign to lead Britain out of the European Union (EU). The story has its genesis on a foreign-funded, pro-EU blog. But the article, written by Simon Walters, comes on the same day as the paper runs an exclusive interview with the Prime Minister David Cameron, whose press operation is known for making big demands in exchange for the PM’s time. The interview with the Prime Minister was also conducted by Mr. Walters. "Coincidence" Mail frontpage smears Brexit while getting exclusive interview with Cameron. Same journo wrote both. — Raheem Kassam (@RaheemKassam) June 4, 2016 And the Mail also has form in setting up “infiltrations” for stories. In 2015, the paper is believed to have set up a number of members of the National Front to attend a Nigel Farage rally in South Thanet. A photographer claiming to be from the newspaper was conveniently pitched outside the venue with a long-lens camera aimed at the bar area. While the Mail denied the sting operation at the time, the new story about Nazis inside Vote Leave stems from