I am sure Neil Woodford doesn't need me to defend him - but I am going to anyway after the absurdity of the criticism he has faced.
It was almost the equivalent of investment trolling, as a few commentators and critics seemed to revel in the chance to have a go. For those with short memories, Woodford came in for further criticism...
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