George Osborne Backs Colston Statue Smashers, Compares to King-Killer Cromwell

George Osborne Backs Colston Statue Smashers, Compares to King-Killer Cromwell


Tory grandee and David Cameron’s former right-hand man George Osborne has backed the BLM radicals who destroyed Edward Colston’s statue in Bristol.

“British jury system again acquits itself brilliantly,” the former Chancellor of the Exchequer and Brexit fearmonger said of the so-called Colston Four being found not guilty of criminal damage despite overwhelming evidence to the contrary, after the judge instructed jurors to consider whether the statute of the long-dead Christian philanthropist and parliamentarian — transfigured into a hate figure over then-unremarkable business ties to the slave trade — was “indecent or abusive”.

“Would have been stupid to convict those who pulled down Colston statue. Thomas and Oliver Cromwell pulled down many more statues,” Osborne said, referring to the former Lord Great Chamberlain of Henry

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