Frankie cares not one Roberjot for justice

Writing at Christmastide is unhealthy according to Simon Danczuk. Perhaps the disgraced former Labour MP for Rochdale spends his Christmas comforting the many victims of his predecessor, child abuser Cyril Smith? Or would Danczuk rather be festively indulging himself in seedy affairs with women young enough to be his granddaughter?

What would Danczuk’s opinion be, I wonder, of those who spend their Christmas trolling anonymously online?

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Hard-up Scribbler Commissioned to Troll?

Being a writer today can be tough. The Internet has done away with newspapers as we used to know them whilst bloggers sound their own trumpets from their own platforms. Established hacks are obliged to tender begging bowls to keep their jobs and the quality of mainstream journalism is clearly in decline. Print is becoming gradually obsolete as everyone on the planet turns to web-based news and Kindle.

Several months back, I was surprised to receive notification from Facebook that Stephen Applebaum, writer and reviewer for several Jewish publications, had liked one of my posts. At the time, I honestly wondered whether Mr Applebaum had changed his opinion regards my work – after my famous quenelle salute in Edinburgh, I remember sparring with him. Today, following some sterling research carried out by a loyal friend, I realise that Mr Applebaum’s Facebook like must have been in error.

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Tough questions in store for Crown key witness

Following on from yesterday’s update, my recent thoughts concern the credibility of the Crown’s two remaining key witnesses, Gideon Falter and, in particular, Stephen Silverman of the Campaign Against Antisemitism. At Wednesday’s hearing, the court was already informed that the Crown would not be relying on the recent statement given by Jonathan Hoffman. My question, therefore, is why would the Crown rely on the statements of a man who, seemingly unwittingly, already exposed himself as anonymous Twitter troll @BedlamJones in a legal document submitted at last December’s bail hearing?

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