Andrei Lugovoy, subject of an extradition request over the murder of Alexander Litvinenko has launched his political career as a candidate for Vladimir Zhirinovsky’s singularly inappropriately named Liberal Democrat party (they are neither). The Scotsman, amongst others, reports on Zhirinovsky’s bizarre behaviour at a press conference. When asked about the murder case he hit the monster rant button:
"Britain, you keep the whole world soaked in blood" … "You are all accomplices, all of you are bandits and criminals, your whole government together with your Queen"
A suitable case for the men in white coats or the takeover of a Premiership football club one would have thought, but not if you turn to the Scotsman’s comment boxes.
'He is correct. The
'Gob (sic) Bless Us - Everyone - the man's absolutely right'.
'We act like the Americans in that we limit who can be extradited. So, in that regard we, and the Americans, are cheats and bandits'.
'It's near impossible to conceive a worse legal and justice system than
'From this it appears to be the
'Do we really think the Russian system is less credible than any here, especially after last weeks fiascos'?
Is there any hope at all?
The Mail (sorry, I really don’t read it) adds some more of his ravings:"Britain will disappear under the water one day" ... "And it will serve you right ... Even your sheep die every day and every hour due to your sickening British policies."
Sheep? What is that all about?