Piers Corbyn, an astrophysicist and weather forecaster who is the older brother of UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, has come out in defense of Pres. Donald Trump after the president was criticized by UK politicians for retweeting videos by the controversial anti-Muslim group Britain First.
“PEOPLE! WAKE UP. My take is Trump deliberately retweeted from someone who he knew would cause offence in order to magnify publicity and expose many politicians in front of the people for attacking the messenger (him) rather than discuss the content of the news concerned,” he said on Thursday.
PEOPLE! WAKE UP. MyTake is #Trump deliberately ReTweeted from someone who he knew would cause offence in order to magnify publicity and expose many politicians in front of the people for attacking the messenger (him) rather than discuss the content of the news concerned. https://t.co/kaqLEfyjqR
— Piers Corbyn (@Piers_Corbyn) December 1, 2017
Corbyn also retweeted posts urging PM Theresa May to clarify if the UK stands with Pres. Trump against radical Islam, and another that criticized her for being an appeaser.
Plse Make sure UK knows that @theresa_may needs to clarify if UK is with @realDonaldTrump in immediate battle against #RadicalIslam Hiding #ISIS atrocities to women, gays and disabled is like hiding existence of concentration camps in 1943? @Nigel_Farage @piersmorgan @IsraeliPM
— Peterloo Pete (@PeterlooPete) November 30, 2017
Theresa May is an utter disgrace. She is an Islamic appeaser, multiculturalist & pawn of the internationalist bankers. No wonder she is angry with Donald Trump for retweeting the truth! @realDonaldTrump @theresa_may pic.twitter.com/omuNSvs6IO
— Mark Collett (@MarkACollett) November 30, 2017
Pres. Trump’s Twitter retweets caused such a controversy among UK politicians that Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn was among those who condemned him. His brother Piers, however, clearly has a different perspective on the matter.