Anti-Islam activist Tommy Robinson was found guilty of contempt of court last week at a rehearing, and sentenced yesterday to 19 weeks imprisonment with time already served taken into account. Having successfully appealed against his original conviction in August 2018 on purely procedural grounds, Tommy’s case was referred back to the Attorney General for fresh proceedings.
In a reaction familiar to anyone who’s had the misfortune of encountering Tommy’s more enthusiastic fans, his conviction was instantly attributed to a conspiracy of political persecution by the “establishment elites” in retaliation to Robinson apparently exposing their corruption and complicity with regards to Muslim grooming gangs. (How his successful appeal fits into this theory is anyone’s guess. Apparently the establishment so desperately wanted him in prison that they released him from prison.) Read the rest of this entry »