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‘I am fully in favour of this campaign. Getting behind this will show these thugs that they have made a big mistake’

Tory fundraiser and chef Antony Worrall Thompson backing the Daily Express’s campaign against “looters” back in August


‘I am not the first and I certainly won’t be the last person to do something without rhyme or reason’

Worrall Thompson apologising this week after being caught shoplifting cheese from Tesco five times. He was let off with a caution—unlike the rioters who received custodial sentences


‘A feminism that stigmatises the profit motive stigmatises women’s ability to get on and break the glass ceiling’

Louise Mensch MP tries to sell the absurd idea of “Tory feminism” in the Observer. She later added that she was “thoroughly sick” of seeing herself profiled in the media—for once we agree


‘He knew who I was. We talked about Islam. I don’t want to say anything else because he will just get stitched up. But I’m a big fan of him’

EDL fascist Stephen Lennon (aka “Tommy Robinson”) declares his admiration for Jeremy Clarkson (who denies knowingly meeting Lennon)


‘Regarding the mosque being built near Ground Zero, I say let them build it. But across the street we should put a topless bar and next to that a pork rib restaurant. Then we’ll see who’s tolerant’

Liberal Democrat council candidate Dave Stones. He also falsely claimed that British Legion poppies aren’t being sold in certain areas because “some minorities say that it will upset them”


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Who Says?
Tue 10 Jan 2012, 19:50 GMT
Issue No. 2285
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