Tory MP Michael Fabricant tweets about punching journalist "in the throat"

The Conservative MP for Lichfield has just tweeted something very ill-advised about journalist and commentator Yasmin Alibhai-Brown.

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Oh dear. Usually a benign, if eccentric, character, Tory (or "is it a wig?!" as opposition MPs love to quip) MP Michael Fabricant –  he of suspiciously golden locks –  has tweeted very aggressively about Independent columnist, journalist and author Yasmin Alibhai-Brown.

Quite ill-advised threatening behaviour from an MP, although he did used to be a whip...

PS. Here's a screengrab in case he deletes the tweet:

Photo: Twitter screengrab


Fabricant has now apologised:


Here's the video, courtesy of Channel 4, of the debate between Rod Liddle and Yasmin Alibhai-Brown that Fabricant was so annoyed by:


I'm a mole, innit.

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