A “cohesion officer” from Humberside Police telephoned Harry and told him that, while his tweets had not broken any laws, he should not to engage in political debate on Twitter “because some people don’t like it”. The officer cited 30 ‘potentially offensive tweets’, but the police have so far refused to identify the tweets they deem to be offensive.
Although no crime was committed, sharing the poem online was recorded as a hate incident.
Many people who are awake rather than merely woke will have come across this issue many times. Apart from pushing the role of thought police in a supposedly free and democratic country we also have the issue of police informers to consider.
Potentially Woke = Nark
In any public place including social media, anyone who is aware of modern political trends must think about being overheard by a self-appointed informer when speaking of matters social or political. Has it come to this; that we have to be wary of police informers when no crime has been committed? Yes it has.