Tory insults Corbyn, the left and a whole city in one go, then claims he received death threats for it
Tory councillor Paul Nickersen has deleted and apologised for a tweet mocked up to show former Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn laying a wreath at the vehicle burning after a suicide bomb attack on Liverpool Women’s Hospital, saying it was a ‘prank gone wrong’.
Nickersen went on to claim he had received death threats after posting the image. Mhmm.
The East Riding councillor was heavily criticised for his ‘prank’, with Hull and West Hessle MP Emma writing:
Using a horrific terrorist incident to have a go at a politician he doesn’t like is a new low.
More pithily, one Liverpool Labour figure told Skwawkbox:
He’s managed to disrespect a whole city as well as Jeremy Corbyn and the Labour left. The thing is, I had to look him up to make sure he was a Tory and not yet another Labour right non-entity thinking he was clever.
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