Fury as ‘despicable’ BBC is accused of ‘fawning’ over IRA terror chief Martin McGuinness as if he were ‘on a par with Nelson Mandela’

Daily Mail
March 21, 2017

The BBC has been accused of ‘ despicable fawning’ over ‘terrorist godfather’ and former IRA commander Martin McGuinness in their obituary pieces this morning.

On Twitter some furious viewers accused the corporation of having ‘blood on their hands’ and ‘fawning over [him] like he was some sort of misunderstood peacekeeper.’

The family of the former deputy first minister of Northern Ireland announced his death at the age of 66 this morning.

But following hours of coverage by the news channel some viewers were left furious and questioned why the BBC was dedicating so much time to McGuinness’s death.

One user wrote: ‘BBC showing real bias this morning; no mention that Martin McGuinness was a terrorist just that he was a “peace maker.”‘

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This article was posted: Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 7:56 am

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