Council censors 'snout' and 'trough' references from online debate after payrise.
A council removed all references to “snouts” and “troughs” from an online
debate after councillors approved a 25% pay rise and voters accused them of
When councillors awarded themselves the large increase, a new string of
comments appeared and they were repeatedly accused of acting like “pigs to
But the authority decided it did not like the phrase and removed all uses of
it from the debate and were then accused of censorship.
My comment: Greedy councillors putting their snouts in the public cash trough and then censoring public debate about them doing so. Just how corrupt can a councillors get?
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