A man, arrested in August on suspicion of menacing Tory MP Louise Mensch via Twitter and threatening emails, has been charged under section 127 of the 2003 Communications Act. "A man arrested over allegations of malicious communications and threats made via email and a social networking site against Louise Mensch MP has been …
I initially parsed it as applying 'chick-lit' to the Twitter threats, not the MP. Which would have been a much more interesting story.
'Rupert Murdoch botherer'?
Hardly. In a committee session dominated by pathetic questioning and lack of rigour, Mensch was by far the worst questioner. She could barely wait to finish her questions to the Murdochs so she could dash outside and breathlessly tell the press all that had happened.
The biggest thing about this story is that Louise Mensch is back in the news which will please Louise Mensch immensely.
"Police put the phone down on my complaint over Twitter racial abuse"
The treatment you get from the police seems to depend on who you are.
Remember how in the Robin Hood Airport bomb threat case, it was described as a "strict liability offence"?
not sure which one
comes across as the bigger dweeb
"get stuffed, losers"
...another example of the startling wit and famed intellect from one of the 21st century's great literary and political powerhouses, Louise 'uber' Mensche
Could some please remind the twit who was arrested that nobody is really as daft as her... just look at that incredible demonstration of Socratic irony on HIGNFY... she be trollin' !
Bagshawe is La Mensch's maiden name, so given she was single when she was published, rather than "pen-name", wouldn't that be just "name"?
Blimey, it was Iain Lee last week. There's a spate of nutters. Must be the winter weather.
I'd love to be a magistrate. One with a nickname. Like 'the hanging judge' or Nigel 'the neckstretcher' Fletcher or 'swinging judge Jeffries' or 'long drop Davies' or 'Nielsen the noose' or 'gallows way Galloway' or Lionel 'the yard arm' Pickles or something.
...surely its Eric "The Flattener" Pickles?
Yeah, my "coat" is the black bin liner. And I'll pick up the rest of my rubbish on the way out.
You can see why though can't you.
She's not exactly a moose is she? She's not got antlers, even if she was educated at a weirdo sky fairy imaginary friend school.
Maybe he wanted to be an under mensch?