Article published : Tuesday, October 8th, 2019 (9:26 am)
’We’re not crusties’: Extinction Rebellion activists dismiss PM’s jibe Boris Johnson’s description of XR protesters is met with anger and disgust at Whitehall campsiteBoris Johnson described protesters from Extinction Rebellion on Monday night as ”uncooperative crusties” occupying ”heaving hemp bivouacs” on the streets of Westminster.At the Extinction Rebellion protest site on Trafalgar Square on Tuesday morning, Nicola Hargreaves snorted as she considered the prime minister’s remarks. ”I’m a solicitor,” she said. ”And I’m dressed in clothes from Whistles that I’m pretty sure don’t have any hemp in them at all. So Boris can shove his comments up his arse.” Continue reading...
Author : Damien Gayle