Feared. But only by wobbly furniture
After the attempt to smear Jones over allegedly phoney Twitter followers - which, as Zelo Street regulars will recall, involved Staines threatening legal action against me, but failing to follow through - the Fawkes fables have continued, the latest being to pick up on his comments about the 1916 Easter Rising in Ireland and suggest that somehow he sympathises with campaigns that involve hundreds of deaths.
And don't forget his reputation
The Apartheid regime was also responsible for creative interpretations of every known convention on human rights, even to those who the South African state of the time classified as white. And there is one more matter on which Staines would rather not dwell, and that is his brief flirtation with the BNP while a student, something he has been trying to shrug off for some years now as nothing more than a youthful indiscretion.