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|As James Murdoch's Tuesday testimony before the Leveson Inquiry gives way to Rupert Murdoch's on Wednesday, the UK press is salivating over the notion that David Cameron coordinated with the Murdochs on their takeover of BSkyB before he became prime minister. And that would mean Cameron lied when he told Parliament in July he had no such contact with the Murdochs, and they're about to repay him for his lack of support for them before Parliament.
As The Telegraph's blogger Christopher Hope points out, Murdoch has already testified that he 'briefly discussed' the BSkyB bid with Cameron, and that the two had dinner just as News Corporation was preparing to take over BSkyB, and conflicting with Cameron's press briefing from last July. At the time, his office stated: 'Asked to consider the fact that the Code states that Ministers must avoid any appearance of conflict...