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Owen Jones assaulted

Postby fidelcastro » Sat Aug 17, 2019 8:25 pm

Homophobes or brexiteers... take your pick. :(

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-49381944#share-tools

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Re: Owen Jones assaulted

Postby FactualFrank » Sat Aug 17, 2019 8:28 pm

Do we get a third choice?
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Re: Owen Jones assaulted

Postby fidelcastro » Sat Aug 17, 2019 8:30 pm

FactualFrank wrote:Do we get a third choice?


If you can think of one, sure.

It sounds like he was deliberately targeted though.

:(

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Re: Owen Jones assaulted

Postby claptrappers_union » Sat Aug 17, 2019 8:31 pm

Mongs

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Re: Owen Jones assaulted

Postby BFC Gold » Sat Aug 17, 2019 8:38 pm

Dear dear dear. Poor little drama queen.
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Re: Owen Jones assaulted

Postby fidelcastro » Sat Aug 17, 2019 8:42 pm

BFC Gold wrote:Dear dear dear. Poor little drama queen.


Really? :?

Should he just shrug his shoulders and say "whatever" ?

Is that what you'd do? Or are you so hard that you'd have stayed and taken them all on? :shock:
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Re: Owen Jones assaulted

Postby Barry_Chuckle » Sat Aug 17, 2019 8:46 pm

Homophobes or brexiteers......perhaps no other reason than he's an obnoxious pri*k :roll:
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Re: Owen Jones assaulted

Postby icu81b4 » Sat Aug 17, 2019 8:47 pm

BFC Gold wrote:Dear dear dear. Poor little drama queen.

What? Behave.... Hardly a drama queen, If you were kicked in the head I'm sure you'd report it too.

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Re: Owen Jones assaulted

Postby Bosscat » Sat Aug 17, 2019 8:50 pm

Have had to edit every reply I've made to this post...


Because its "Owen Jones" possibly one of the most obnoxious creeps on the planet.
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Re: Owen Jones assaulted

Postby thatdberight » Sat Aug 17, 2019 8:54 pm

fidelcastro wrote:If you can think of one, sure.

It sounds like he was deliberately targeted though.

:(


Because he says they made a 'direct beeline' for him (as opposed, presumably, to one of those circuitous beelines which made them famous)? Is that the extent of the 'sounds like'?

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Re: Owen Jones assaulted

Postby thatdberight » Sat Aug 17, 2019 8:55 pm

fidelcastro wrote:Homophobes or brexiteers... take your pick. :(

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-49381944#share-tools


Only an idiot would feel they could leave out "violent right wing thug" because they had covered that with "brexiteer". Yes. You. Idiot.

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Re: Owen Jones assaulted

Postby ksrclaret » Sat Aug 17, 2019 9:03 pm

Well done Fidel, lad, this thread has real potential.

Are the any posters in particular you're hoping to attract to do battle on this one?
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Re: Owen Jones assaulted

Postby Quickenthetempo » Sat Aug 17, 2019 9:06 pm

Soft Git.

He was there in a group of 6 who got walloped off 3 or 4.
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Re: Owen Jones assaulted

Postby fidelcastro » Sat Aug 17, 2019 9:11 pm

ksrclaret wrote:Well done Fidel, lad, this thread has real potential.

Are the any posters in particular you're hoping to attract to do battle on this one?


Well... yeah, I knew this topic would bring out the usual right-wing gutter snipes.

Perhaps i'll award a prize for who can be the most bigoted.
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Re: Owen Jones assaulted

Postby thatdberight » Sat Aug 17, 2019 9:13 pm

fidelcastro wrote:Well... yeah, I knew this topic would bring out the usual right-wing gutter snipes.

Perhaps i'll award a prize for who can be the most bigoted.


Guttersnipe. One word.

I can't imagine you'd give up your prize too easily to be honest.

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Re: Owen Jones assaulted

Postby fidelcastro » Sat Aug 17, 2019 9:16 pm

thatdberight wrote:Guttersnipe. One word.

I can't imagine you'd give up your prize too easily to be honest.


There’s something not right upstairs about you.

Worrying.

:(

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Re: Owen Jones assaulted

Postby thatdberight » Sat Aug 17, 2019 9:21 pm

fidelcastro wrote:There’s something not right upstairs about you.

Worrying.

:(


Because I leave the process of investigation to those who are in a position to know the facts? Because I don't take what is, on the face of it, an appalling attack on someone and make it fit my political narrative? Because I don't conflate "Remainers" and leftwing violence just to suit my view? Are those the kind of things signalling "not right" to you?

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Re: Owen Jones assaulted

Postby fidelcastro » Sat Aug 17, 2019 9:27 pm

thatdberight wrote:Because I leave the process of investigation to those who are in a position to know the facts? Because I don't take what is, on the face of it, an appalling attack on someone and make it fit my political narrative? Because I don't conflate "Remainers" and leftwing violence just to suit my view? Are those the kind of things signalling "not right" to you?


Who said I had a political narrative? Certainly not me. No more than I have a pro-gay narrative. I don't have either agenda.

A poster asked if there was a third option (albeit light heartedly) feel free to name one, if you think my two possible motives are wrong. :?

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Re: Owen Jones assaulted

Postby Bosscat » Sat Aug 17, 2019 9:29 pm

Perhaps there is a third option....

Owen Jones is a complete and utter arse who opened his stupid little gob in the wrong place .... just thinking aloud like :D

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Re: Owen Jones assaulted

Postby fidelcastro » Sat Aug 17, 2019 9:34 pm

Bosscat wrote:Perhaps there is a third option....

Owen Jones is a complete and utter arse who opened his stupid little gob in the wrong place .... just thinking aloud like :D


I doubt even you really believe that.

:roll:

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Re: Owen Jones assaulted

Postby BurnleyFC » Sat Aug 17, 2019 9:35 pm

Such a shame.

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Re: Owen Jones assaulted

Postby Bosscat » Sat Aug 17, 2019 9:35 pm

:D
fidelcastro wrote:I doubt even you really believe that.

:roll:

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Re: Owen Jones assaulted

Postby Foreverly Claret » Sat Aug 17, 2019 9:36 pm

" HE REALLY DOES BRING IT ALL ON HIMSELF "

I can't believe I read that .He is not my cup of tea either ( too far left ) BUT its a sad commentary on the state of this place when you go for a drink with your mates then get set on by four nutters...anybody who thinks there is any way in which this kind of behaviour can be condoned...no matter who perpetrates it...has got serious problems.
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Re: Owen Jones assaulted

Postby thatdberight » Sat Aug 17, 2019 9:37 pm

fidelcastro wrote:Who said I had a political narrative? Certainly not me. No more than I have a pro-gay narrative. I don't have either agenda.

A poster asked if there was a third option (albeit light heartedly) feel free to name one, if you think my two possible motives are wrong. :?


1 Right-wing extremist. Because, only when you live so far down a f***tard wormhole of bias and stupidity have you covered off that possibility by saying 'brexiteer'.
2 Random attack
3 Ex-lover
4 Spurned suitor
5 Internecine left wing argument grudge holder
6 Gang he got on the wrong side of through community activism
7 Heavies to whom he owes money
8 Somebody who just doesn't like the cut of his jib
9 Zionist
10 Mistaken identity
11 The UK's answer to Jussie Smollett

There's some for you ranging from "could be" to "hardly seems plausible at all".

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Re: Owen Jones assaulted

Postby Damo » Sat Aug 17, 2019 9:41 pm

He thought it was funny when this all started with throwing milkshakes at pensioners.
I dont condone anyone kicking anyone in the head, but I have less sympathy for Owen than I do for most people
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Re: Owen Jones assaulted

Postby Siddo » Sat Aug 17, 2019 9:41 pm

I see all the racist Brexit voters are all over this.
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Re: Owen Jones assaulted

Postby thatdberight » Sat Aug 17, 2019 9:45 pm

Siddo wrote:...all the racist Brexit voters ...


Is there another kind?
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Re: Owen Jones assaulted

Postby Bin Ont Turf » Sat Aug 17, 2019 9:50 pm

Maybe he (the Brexit hater) should try and live in one of the EU countries like Poland, Hungary, Bulgaria etc, and see what the far right and homosexual hating is really like.

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Re: Owen Jones assaulted

Postby Bosscat » Sat Aug 17, 2019 9:50 pm

thatdberight wrote:Is there another kind?

I actually know a few racists who voted Remain :D

:lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Owen Jones assaulted

Postby Millertime v1.7 » Sat Aug 17, 2019 9:52 pm

Foreverly Claret, he probably mouthed off to them. Highly unlikely they started on him for no reason. We know how much of smart mouth he has. This time it looks like he's picked on the wrong targets. We also know how he likes to play the victim for attention. Lads, he really is dispicable and it was only a matter of time before he needed to get back in the spotlight. Guys a waste of space imo.
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Re: Owen Jones assaulted

Postby gawthorpe_view » Sat Aug 17, 2019 9:54 pm

thatdberight wrote:Is there another kind?


Yes.

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Re: Owen Jones assaulted

Postby icu81b4 » Sat Aug 17, 2019 10:07 pm

thatdberight wrote:Is there another kind?

52% of the U.K. Pigeon holed into one box!

Does that mean 48% can be deemed all the same also?

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Re: Owen Jones assaulted

Postby Bordeauxclaret » Sat Aug 17, 2019 10:11 pm

Bin Ont Turf wrote:Maybe he (the Brexit hater) should try and live in one of the EU countries like Poland, Hungary, Bulgaria etc, and see what the far right and homosexual hating is really like.


He’s never had it so good. Or something.

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Re: Owen Jones assaulted

Postby Imploding Turtle » Sat Aug 17, 2019 10:16 pm

As far as i can tell from the far-right (on here and on Twitter) they seem to think that throwing a milkshake at a far-right politician is more serious than kicking a left-wing journalist in the head.

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Re: Owen Jones assaulted

Postby Stayingup » Sat Aug 17, 2019 10:17 pm

fidelcastro wrote:Homophobes or brexiteers... take your pick. :(

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-49381944#share-tools


What a strange and stupid comment. Maybe because he's such an annoying motor mouth at times.

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Re: Owen Jones assaulted

Postby Bin Ont Turf » Sat Aug 17, 2019 10:29 pm

Bordeauxclaret wrote:He’s never had it so good. Or something.


Yes quite.

The sandal wearers will push and push, divide and divide, until they get what they are looking for.

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Re: Owen Jones assaulted

Postby yTib » Sat Aug 17, 2019 10:31 pm

another example of how divided we have become.

or maybe we always were.

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Re: Owen Jones assaulted

Postby Imploding Turtle » Sat Aug 17, 2019 10:32 pm

yTib wrote:another example of how divided we have become.

or maybe we always were.


Apparently. We can't all agree that kicking a journalist in the head is a bad thing.

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Re: Owen Jones assaulted

Postby yTib » Sat Aug 17, 2019 10:37 pm

Bin Ont Turf wrote:Maybe he (the Brexit hater) should try and live in one of the EU countries like Poland, Hungary, Bulgaria etc, and see what the far right and homosexual hating is really like.


yeah. how dare he be the victim of an unprovoked attack by a bunch of thugs.

i mean, seriously, the fuucking cheek of it.
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Re: Owen Jones assaulted

Postby thatdberight » Sat Aug 17, 2019 10:38 pm

Imploding Turtle wrote:Apparently. We can't all agree that kicking a journalist in the head is a bad thing.


Of course we can't.

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Re: Owen Jones assaulted

Postby Foulthrow » Sat Aug 17, 2019 10:38 pm

Imploding Turtle wrote:Apparently. We can't all agree that kicking a journalist in the head is a bad thing.


Define “journalist”.


I, for instance, wouldn’t be wholly opposed to someone kicking Kelvin McKenzie in the head (or the testicles, either one really). Or Katie Hopkins.

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Re: Owen Jones assaulted

Postby Bosscat » Sat Aug 17, 2019 10:46 pm

Foulthrow wrote:Define “journalist”.


I, for instance, wouldn’t be wholly opposed to someone kicking Kelvin McKenzie in the head (or the testicles, either one really). Or Katie Hopkins.

Or Piers Morgan ;)
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Re: Owen Jones assaulted

Postby thatdberight » Sat Aug 17, 2019 10:46 pm

Foulthrow wrote:Define “journalist”.


I, for instance, wouldn’t be wholly opposed to someone kicking Kelvin McKenzie in the head (or the testicles, either one really). Or Katie Hopkins.


But they deserve it. The right to not be kicked in the head isn't universal.
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Re: Owen Jones assaulted

Postby Right_winger » Sat Aug 17, 2019 11:16 pm

First of all no one deserves to be kicked in the head for having a differing political view.

I do have some issues with how it has been reported though, Owen Jones strongly believes that the attackers were right wing thugs? What makes him so sure? Either something else has gone on previously or he’s being opportunistic trying to tarnish people who he see’s as his opponents.

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Re: Owen Jones assaulted

Postby ClaretMoffitt » Sat Aug 17, 2019 11:19 pm

Hahahahahaha

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Re: Owen Jones assaulted

Postby Millertime v1.7 » Sat Aug 17, 2019 11:20 pm

He's being opportunistic, bud. He's built a living out of it. He's a 'commentator', essentially a hanger on. He needs these incidents to stay in the spotlight. It's his lifeblood. So you can rest assured he is DEFINITELY playing this up for max effect

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Re: Owen Jones assaulted

Postby Right_winger » Sat Aug 17, 2019 11:24 pm

Millertime v1.7 wrote:He's being opportunistic, bud. He's built a living out of it. He's a 'commentator', essentially a hanger on. He needs these incidents to stay in the spotlight. It's his lifeblood. So you can rest assured he is DEFINITELY playing this up for max effect


I would agree this being the most likely scenario. The guy is an absolute fud.

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Re: Owen Jones assaulted

Postby thatdberight » Sat Aug 17, 2019 11:28 pm

Right_winger wrote:I would agree this being the most likely scenario. The guy is an absolute fud.


That's no better founded, less even, than Fidel's musings.

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Re: Owen Jones assaulted

Postby fidelcastro » Sat Aug 17, 2019 11:30 pm

Stayingup wrote:What a strange and stupid comment. Maybe because he's such an annoying motor mouth at times.


Did he deserve it then? :?

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Re: Owen Jones assaulted

Postby fidelcastro » Sat Aug 17, 2019 11:33 pm

thatdberight wrote:That's no better founded, less even, than Fidel's musings.


Musings, eh?

You come across as a right-wing whackjob of the highest order.

Sad.


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