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IT LOOKS like another crafty political swipe from the BBC post-Hutton in last Saturday's episode of Dr Who, starring Christoper Eccleston (pictured). A disgusting alien was posing as the Prime Minister outside the steps of No 10 Downing Street and warned that danger was imminent from "massive weapons of destruction". Indeed, said the vile creature, the enemy could cause annhilation within "45 seconds". Presumably this was a purposeful echo of Tony Blair and Alastair Campbell's infamous "45 minute" claim about Saddam Hussein's weapons of mass destruction. No wonder Labour has reportedly had problems trying to recruit Eccleston to support the party at the election.

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