Posts Tagged ‘#FreeTommyRobinson’

There are some days when the sheer scope of the idiocy makes me want to not get out of bed.

If ever you needed proof of how many witless muppets are – hook, line and sinker – caught up in the ‘race war’ or ‘clash of civilisations’ psy-op, you need only witness the tedious #FreeTommy or #FreeTommyRobinson hashtag and the scores of ‘patriots’ or useful idiots protesting the former EDL leader’s arrest, both on-line and on the streets.

Either there really are legions and legions of dull-witted racists out there who wouldn’t know arse from elbow… or Wi-Fi access really should be limited to people who can pass some kind of basic intelligence test first.

But, to paraphrase a famous saying, a hashtag can be halfway around the world before reality has even gotten its boots on.

Contrary to what seems to be a carefully-contrived misconception, Robinson’s 13-month prison sentence has nothing to do with ‘freedom of speech’ or anything he has said, but actually stems from simple ‘contempt of court’ – due to the fact that Robinson live-streamed footage of defendants arriving in court to Facebook. (more…)

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