Rebekah Brooks: How could anyone with hair like that be guilty?

OK, so maybe someone with hair like that could be guilty. But the jury said she’s not, and it’s sort of good to know that that mane will continue to wave wild and free, whatever its owner did:

David Cameron’s former communications chief Andy Coulson is facing jail after being found guilty of conspiring to hack phones while he was editor of the News of the World.

Rebekah Brooks, his predecessor in the job, walked free from the Old Bailey after she was cleared of all four of the charges she faced in the eight-month trial….

I imagine Boadicea, the Celtic queen who led an uprising against Roman occupation, having hair like that. I don’t know why; maybe because of pictures such as this one

5 thoughts on “Rebekah Brooks: How could anyone with hair like that be guilty?

    1. Brad Warthen Post author

      Is there no emoticon for that?

      Sorry, but all I ever see is that great head of hair. If I worked in the same newsroom with her, I’d probably miss everything she said because it would be like looking into the rising sun — blinding.


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