We’re now dealing with the first generation of politicians who were dumb teens online


Jared O’Mara is the Labour MP for Sheffield Hallam. The cerebral palsy-suffering, pub-owning, journalism graduate won his seat in this year’s snap election, where he unseated former deputy prime minister, Nick Clegg, by the most narrow of margins, in what was one of the biggest political upsets of 2017. But thirteen years ago, he was a different person. Jared O’Mara was an edgy 22-year-old who passed his time on the popular Drowned In Sound music forum, where at times, he expressed some pretty off-colour views. In one thread, he described Sheffield’s youth as crack-smoking degenerates who “hang around ASDA [the…

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from UK – The Next Web https://thenextweb.com/uk/2017/10/25/now-dealing-first-generation-politicians-dumb-teens-online/

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