Dom Hauschild claimed protesters were violent toward Michael Fabricant – Fabricant says no, but claim not yet withdrawn
Murdoch hack Dom Hauschild’s attempt to smear left-wing protesters as violent has collapsed embarrassingly – after supposed victim, Tory MP Michael Fabricant – said the supposed assault didn’t happen.
Hauschild claimed that Fabricant had been ‘pushed quite violently’ by anti-Tory protesters at the party’s conference in Birmingham, a ‘really dark’ incident.
But Fabricant tweeted to say the claims were untrue – and that even the shouting by protesters only happened because he had been sent the wrong way, as others were quick to point out. And he added – though his government appears to disagree – that protest is a right in a democratic country:
Times Radio talking head Hauschild, however, has not deleted his claim at the time of writing and had not replied to a request for comment.
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