Some politicians and Establishment media outlets have shamed themselves today by attempting to blame Labour’s Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell for the behaviour of the hard-right outside Parliament yesterday as they hurled abuse at police officers as well as at journalist Owen Jones and Tory MP Anna Soubry.
One of the main protagonists in that behaviour has been identified as right-wing extremist James Goddard, who has attempted to appropriate the ‘yellow vest’ attire used by anti-Macron protesters in France. Goddard was also filmed threatening ‘war’:
But Mr Goddard has also used other outfits during his street appearances. In September, he was filmed among a racist group chanting against London mayor Sadiq Khan, while wearing a dress:
The sound has been removed for the sake of readers.
Goddard’s cross-dressing is about the only thing known about his recent behaviour that is not intrinsically objectionable – though his far-right friends, who normally prefer stereotypical macho posturing, might have a different view.
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