DIARY: Morgan under fire by blogger Fawkes

What did Steve Morgan do to right-wing blogger Guido Fawkes? The chairman of lobbying firm Morgan Allen Moore appears to be firmly on the wrong side of the scurrilous but popular writer.

First, the Tory tyke came up with the moniker 'Morgan the Organ' as he sought to make Morgan a central character in the recent Peter Hain donations row.

Then last week, Guido was quick to focus on the APPC investigation into a complaint against Morgan.

He failed to mention, however, that the complaint was made by 'a disgruntled former employee with links to the Conservatives' (PRWeek, 25 January).

Finally, earlier this week, the blogger obtained a 'leaked email' which he claimed was further proof of Morgan breaking the APPC's code of conduct.

So what is behind the sustained attack? Diary thinks it is time for Guido to declare his hand.

Diary also wonders whether, if the Tory blogger were accused of a crime in Portugal, he would change his name to Arguido Fawkes? Just a thought...

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