Did British MPs Radicalise The Man Who Tried To Murder Donald Trump?

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The very top of the British political establishment has sought to link the murder of Jo Cox MP with the Brexit campaign. Arguing, against logic, and potentially in contempt of court, that the “politics of hate” and a UKIP poster were somehow responsible. So by their logic, surely David Cameron, Jeremy Corbyn, and their parliamentary colleagues will now take responsibility for the alleged attempted murder of Donald Trump by a British man. Michael Steven Sandford approached a Las Vegas police officer at a campaign event in an attempt to take his weapon and shoot the Republican presumptive candidate. The Prime Minister has previously described Mr. Trump as “divisive, stupid and wrong”, but it is really the “tone” (as we keep hearing from the other side of the Brexit debate) of Members of Parliament debating a UK ban on Donald Trump. If you want to talk “tone” – as my colleague James Delingpole has pointed out – then the fingers of blame must be pointed at MPs from across the British Parliament for putting a target on Mr. Trump’s head. Consider the words of Dr. Rupa Huq, a Muslim MP: “Does my hon. Friend not agree that the fact that it