Do you really have to include an item in your current issue about the departure from gaol of the convicted fraudster Lord Brocket? He is no credit to motorsport, the motor trade, or the aristocracy. You even wasted space on a photograph of him in his curious motor cycling trousers.
Is he a friend of yours, or do you admire him? If not, a brief factual item warning your readers would have been more appropriate or better still, no mention of the scoundrel at all.
I am, yours, etc., J C S Darwin, Billingshurst, West Sussex
(Lord Bracket was in the magazine because his release was a bonaffde news story which was of interest to our readers. As for your conspiracy theory, sadly I have never even spoken to Bracket, though, now you mention it, I’d very much like to. Any ideas how I might get in touch? Ed)
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