“Years of hatred and vilification exercised by Labour towards the independent press have nullified its credibility with Labour supporters. That was startling enough in a world of free and open access to information. But it is truly extraordinary to witness entire chunks of PN militants and, quite possibly, the future leadership buying into this conspiracy theory.
“Muscat’s crusade is motivated by entirely different reasons. He aims to cripple and crush the source of so many revelations of his and his team’s secrets. And now he has help from the unlikeliest of sources: deep within the PN.”