This is how today’s Leader on The Sunday Times starts:

“Prime Minister Joseph Muscat’s first reaction to the Daphne Project revelations – urging Labour supporters to attend the party’s May Day celebrations in large numbers – was outrageous. It is the sort of thing one would expect from an authoritarian leader who only pays lip service to the rule of law. It was an intentional hint at mob rule and as such was simply unacceptable.”

It gets bolder as you read on.