A Conservative Councillor is at the zoo when he sees a little girl leaning into the lion's cage.
Suddenly, the lion grabs her by her jacket and tries to pull her inside to eat her, all under the eyes of her screaming parents.
The Councillor runs to the cage and hits the lion square on the nose with a powerful punch. Whimpering from the pain, the lion jumps back, lets go of the girl and our hero hands her back to her terrified parents, who thank him endlessly.
A newspaper reporter has seen the whole scene and, addressing the Councillor, says, "Sir, this was the most gallant and brave thing I saw a man do in my whole life."
"Why, it was nothing, really" he said, "the lion was behind bars. I just saw this little kid in danger, and acted as I felt right."
"Well, I'll make sure this won't go unnoticed. I'm a journalist from The Guardian and tomorrow's paper will have this on the first page.
The following morning the Councillor buys The Guardian to see if it brings news of his actions, and reads the first page...............
TOP TORY POLITICIAN ASSAULTS AFRICAN IMMIGRANT AND STEALS HIS FOOD.