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Why does the political direction it leans matter at all?

There's plenty of reasons to be critical of the intelligence and security apparatus regardless of which way you vote.

Criticizing the security services in the UK is an intrinsically left-wing act. Nobody on the right ever bothers to do it, and it won't get published - unless for over partisan reasons.

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