An EDL supporter has claimed he has “lost everything” after threatening to burn down a mosque. 27 year-old Steven Ballard complained to magistrates that he had been sacked from his job and dumped by his girlfriend for suggesting that Grimbsy Mosque should be set alight — just three days before other racists did precisely that.
Convicted of sending an “offensive or menacing message” on an EDL regional page, Ballard told fellow supporters that the mosque should be set on fire to put Grimsby on the national map “big time”.
As one far-right nutter put it on the white nationalist Stormfront website (NSFW):
“I would really love a dating site for people like us. Really, it is pretty sad to always be rejected because of political beliefs.”
“It’s not me, it’s you.”