01/10/2013 08:45 BST | Updated 01/10/2013 09:35 BST

#mydadhatedbritain: Twitter Reacts To The Daily Mail's Scathing Attack On Ed Miliband's Father Ralph


#mydadhatedbritain is currently trending on Twitter, as social media users respond furiously to the Daily Mail's article on Ed Miliband's Marxist academic father headlined "the man who hated Britain".

The Daily Mail has refused to apologise, printing a lengthy editorial of its own next to the piece in Tuesday's paper, entitled "An evil legacy and why we won't apologise."

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Now, the British public have taken to Twitter to mock the paper's coverage: