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Saturday 12 January 2019

James Goddard ARRESTED

And so it came to pass that the Amateur Gammon Sturmabteilung assembled for another pointless protest in London today. Pointless because none of the politicians whom their leader James Goddard had revelled in verbally abusing and threatening earlier in the week would be in the vicinity, and pointless because the Metropolitan Police were waiting for him. The result was as predictable as it was delicious.
There was an anti-austerity protest in London today, too: Owen Jones, favourite hate figure of the far right, would be there, and would address the crowd. To this end, Daniel Thomas, comedy kidnapper and now aide to UKIP leader Adolf von Batten, let it be known  that he was after Jones. “Danny Tommo: ‘I'm going on a hunt for @OwenJones84 and Antifa, and anything that goes around with that’”. But Goddard wasn’t.

Sadly, this was to be a campaign destined to develop not necessarily to Goddard’s advantage: after mustering his rabble, sorry, crack troops opposite the North entrance to St James’ Park Underground station, the Met’s finest approached the Amateur Gammon Sturnabteilung and bundled its Ernst Rohm act-alike into a waiting meat van.
This prompted protests from one of his faithful followers, whose voice can be heard shouting “James, they’re coming over … keep talking, keep talking … look at this, here they come, Gestapo - everyone just turn their backs to ‘em”. Two WPCs hove into view and detained Goddard. The voice of protest wasn’t having that.

Hang on, he’s got an appointment at 12 O’Clock … he’s got an appointment … don’t push, don’t push … you just assault all the time … Gestapo Police … get your hands off me, get your hands off me … that’s the one who said about the boys, who’s got over 100,000 views … you don’t come in and barge … look what they’re doing to James … well done James, we know it’s fake charges”. And there was more.
Yeah, I seen it, it’s got over 100,000 views … Well done James, the whole country’s with you James, the whole country is with you”. What was the guff about a hundred thousand views? Who knows, and, indeed, who cares? With that, Goddard was secured in the meat van and driven away to be, er, processed. Hopefully they gave him a bath, too.

The effect of removing the figurehead of the Amateur Gammon Sturmabteilung was that, although a few of their more enthusiastic hangers-on made it to Trafalgar Square to shout in Owen Jones’ general direction, they were easily dealt with by event stewards. Goddard had been rumoured to be handing himself in to Holborn Police Station at 12 noon - hence the protest at his arrest - but how he would have made it on time is not told.
After all, it was already well after 1140 hours when he was nicked outside St James’ Park Underground. In any case, Goddard got what he wanted - to emulate his hero Stephen Yaxley Lennon, who styles himself Tommy Robinson. He can now pretend he’s some kind of minor folk hero. Brendan O’Neill will eulogise over him in a Spiked column.

But all that has happened is that a nasty racist thug has been removed from the streets, to the intense relief of all those who wished it had happened rather earlier.

Hate speech and intimidation has consequences. Just rejoice at that news.
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Anonymous said...

Quite rightly Goddard has been collared for this disgraceful behaviour

I wonder where he got the idea? Could it be here -
More to the point, how and why did the camera team just “turn up” at that venue and who ordered them there? And why has the precedent-setter, Mann, not been similarly collared?

Odd, that.

Anonymous said...

... and subsequently released on bail.

Anonymous said...

Anonymous 19:54
Did you notice the Lizzie Dearden tweet in the article? "It's much more than just calling someone a Nazi"

Gonzoland said...

Anonymous 19:54
If Goddard had copied Mann, he would not have been arrested. Look at the Mann / Livingston confrontation again - Livingstone is smiling and enjoying the moment.
With Goddard, there is more to it than what you've linked.

Anonymous said...

Gonzoland 12:33.

And there's a great deal more to it than you, as usual, avoided.

Soubry too was "smiling and enjoying the moment" - according to your grotesque "interpretation".

One incident was as bad as the other. If Goddard is prosecuted, so should Mann. And I hope the hate-filled loon does end up in front of the same beak as Goddard.

Gonzoland said...

Anonymous 16:18
More to it than what you've linked; It's not just Goddard's behaviour towards Soubry. The Crown Prosecution Service will decide on whether or not to proceed with a Court case.
Your fantasy of Mann facing charges over the Livingstone confrontation is just that; Fantasy.

Anonymous said...

Gonzoland 19:19.

Wouldn't surprise me at all if ranting Mann wasn't charged.

But it won't make the slightest difference to the obvious evidence in those links. Despite your bizarre "interpretation", Mann is caught as bang to rights as Goddard. Which, of course, wasn't Mann's original propagandist intention, anymore than it was the broadcaster's - but then along came the thug Goddard to repeat the actions of the hate filled thug Mann. Put that together with other face twitching Mann broadcasts and it would be a shoo-in for a competent prosecutor.

You could Witter any "interpretation" you like but it wouldn't make any difference to Mann if he was doing a bunch in the same Scrubs cell as Goddard. Which is where they both belong.

Gonzoland said...

Anonymous 21:14 - "Wouldn't surprise me at all if ranting Mann wasn't charged." (The Mann / Livingston confrontation April 2016)
No shit, Sherlock.

You need to improve your life skills, especially body language.

Anonymous said...

Gonzoland 08:48.

Ironic that someone who bases (a grotesque) "interpretation" of video evidence on a smile while ignoring another smile......should talk of body language as if an "expert".

More than a bit hypocritical, that. And certainly shows a severe lack of "life skills".

Good enough to be a red tory though. Or even an actual tory.

Anonymous said...

I & and a pal were confronted by three abusive & threatening thugs on a tube train many years ago. Fortunately they got off at a stop before they got physical but my friend commented- "you were grinning like a loon what was that all about?".
I explained that I was petrified and had no idea what I was doing.
The point is people react in all sorts of ways when confronted with perceived danger and because someone like Soubry was smiling when confronted by a bunch of boofheads including one who later guffawed to a BBC camera and said "she was smiling" as though that somehow justified the thuggish behavior does not mean it is OK to abuse an MP of any party when they are walking along the street.
These 'Gammon' mobs are becoming embolden with this Brown Shirt type behavior and no-one should be a victim of it.

Anonymous said...

It appears Gonzo is deficient in more than one respect -

O most pernicious woman!
O villain, villain, smiling, damn├Ęd villain!
My tables—meet it is I set it down
That one may smile, and smile, and be a villain—

Hamlet Act 1, scene 5, 105–109

Unless, of course, Shakespeare was short of life skills......Despite all those plays and poetry on the human condition.

Gonzoland said...
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Gonzoland said...

Anonymous 15:36
'But what a fool believes, he sees
No wise man has the power to reason away'
Doobie Brothers

You should take up a less demanding pastime, e.g. fart lighting, where people laugh at your antics rather than your lack of real life experience.

Anonymous said...