Rentoul forced to do a ‘Ben Bradley’ and pay 5-figure compensation after claiming Trickett’s support for ‘Kill the Bill’ protests. Don’t forget to do as the nice man asked and share his tweet!
Anti-left hack John Rentoul has been forced to issue a humiliating apology to Labour left MP Jon Trickett, after ridiculously claiming in a May tweet that Trickett’s support for ‘Kill the Bill’ protests against the Tories’ draconian anti-protest bill was in fact a slogan ‘implying support for murdering police officers’:
As well Trickett and his legal team demanding not only that Rentoul pay a 5-figure sum to a cause of Trickett’s choice, but they also insisted on the inclusion of a request for Twitter users to ‘please retweet’ his apology:
In 2018 Tory MP Ben Bradley was forced to issue a ‘please retweet’ apology to Jeremy Corbyn after claiming that the then-Labour leader had sold British secrets to a foreign government. It became one of the most successful Conservative party tweets of all time.
It’s only right that Rentoul’s tweet apologising for a similarly gross smear against one of Labour’ best should do just as well, so here it is in all its glory – make sure to click through in the image caption and share. After all, the nice man is specifically asking you to!
Update: within an hour of being posted, Rebtoul’s tweet was a UK Twitter trend.
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