The other day I went on television to discuss the former Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks’ condemnation of Jeremy Corbyn.
The stampede did not take long.
Almost as soon as I came off-air my Twitter mentions were full of full of hard-left activists and Corbyn acolytes telling me how stupid I am, how awful my performance had been and goodness knows what else. The whole thing seemed designed to dent my confidence and to intimidate me into not broadcasting my views.
Such was the venom and volume of the hate that I actually changed my Twitter settings so that I cannot see messages from people I do not follow. The tirades simply disappear into the void. The immediate sense of peace I got from doing this was quite telling.
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