Via Daily Mail:
He had earlier dismissed Twitter as a forum for ‘glib comment’.
And Tory councillor Gareth Compton might now be wishing he had given somewhat more thought to his own posts on the social networking website.
For after an ‘ill-conceived attempt at humour’ in which he allegedly called for a Muslim journalist to be stoned to death, Mr Compton has been arrested and bailed, suspended from his party, accused of ‘incitement to murder’ and branded a racist.
The 38-year-old barrister had been reacting to a radio show featuring newspaper columnist Yasmin Alibhai-Brown discussing David Cameron’s visit to China.
Mrs Alibhai-Brown, 60, said that, since the Iraq war and allegations of torture arising from the invasion, she did not think Mr Cameron or most other British politicians were morally qualified to speak out about human rights abuses.