The News of the World, Rupert Murdoch's 168-year-old British tabloid, was forced to close when a simmering phone-hacking scandal boiled over in July. Almost immediately, the news that the paper's reporters had been intercepting the confidential phone messages of celebrities and politicians trickled down to T-shirt land — in the form of this suitably cynical find ($15): "Without News of the World," it reads, "where can I read my answer phone messages?"
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