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More support for Mosley

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22/04/2008

According to the Sri Lanka Daily Mirror (don't ask), one of "Latin America's best known writers" has come out in support of Max Mosley.

In his regular column in El Pais, Peruvian novelist Mario Vargas Llosa writes: "In a free and democratic society, people's sexual life, just like their religious and political life, shouldn't have any limitation other than that which is set out in laws aimed at defending citizens from abuse and violence. What couples, individuals or groups do out of mutual accord, that is within those limits, is a matter that only concerns them."

Llosa's comments, with regards what goes on behind closed doors, pretty much echo what Mosley himself said in his interview with the Daily Telegraph at the weekend.

Llosa's comments follow those of Jean Todt, who yesterday admitted that he is still full of admiration for Mosley, and sees no reason why the Englishman shouldn't serve another term, despite the FIA President saying that he intends stepping down in 2009.

There was support also from Tony 'Jam Wallah' Davis, a regular in The Marlborough, who taking (rare) time out from lambasting Ken Livingstone, the unemployed, the BBC, anyone who wears pink, those that oppose hanging (for parking offences) and men who don't appreciate the many talents of John Barrowman, insists that Max has done nothing wrong. "It's nobody's business," he told a Pitpass reporter, "truth be told we're all a bit jealous, especially at his age.

"We've all done something that others might find repugnant," he added, sidling up to Mr Stephen Trimmer, another Marlborough regular, "I know I have."

Meanwhile, at The Chippie on Blackpool's famous seafront, chip cutter Selwyn Grimsdyke Jr, when asked of the Mosley saga, yawned and said...

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