There is nothing quite so embarrassing as a Leftie, caught with his pants down around his ankles. (I'm searching for the right allergy -thanks Craig R)
The BBC is so riddled with left wing bias and dirty tricks that even it's own boss hasn't got a clue as to what is right or wrong. Here's the giveaway line:-
"I know the idea of deceiving the public would simply never occur to most people in the BBC."
Like their reporting from Iraq, like their reporting of terrorism, like their reporting of Islamist activities in Britain, like their ideas of 'balance and objectivity.'