Meanwhile, among Britain’s political elite…a Tory MP says publicly that he’d like to punch Yasmin Alibhai-Brown in the throat to shut her up.
She was on a tv chat show with the vile (and misogynist) Rod Liddle, and she told him she loathed him.
Fabricant, who has his profile picture on Twitter as ice skater Jimmy MacElroy from Blades Of Glory, chipped in.
I could never appear on a discussion prog with @y_alibhai I would either end up with a brain haemorrhage or by punching her in the throat
He then retweeted someone who called for Alibhai-Brown to be deported.
Then later he said he was just out of the dentist and anybody who knows him will know he didn’t mean it (which is slightly irrelevant since he said it on Twitter and also he’s an MP).
Alibhai-Brown told The Huffington Post UK: “I am of course appalled that a Tory MP thinks it’s OK to fantasise aloud about wanting to beat up an Asian woman, but not surprised.
“Some years ago a Tory councillor in Birmingham called for me to be stoned to death. They can’t bear it that there are now women like me out there, not being their ayahs or selling them curries.”
Maybe Fabricant is of the Penn Jillette school of joking, and if you don’t get the humor, it’s your own damn fault and he’s a professional.