Sunday, April 23, 2017

The lying game

I'd love to agree with the Independent that the decision of Britain First's Paul Golding to post a video clip of Muslims purportedly celebrating the Paris terror attack on Twitter "immediately backfired", but sadly that's simply not the case. The video may have been long discredited (it's actually of British Pakistanis reacting to a cricket match) but in the current climate, unfortunately, the truth doesn't matter - spreading the lie will have done damage. Golding is clearly a despicable individual - and all the more so if he's knowingly peddling fake news to incite hatred.

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