Gordon Brown’s heckler ‘shouts at the world’, Murdoch, Mail and calls George Osborne a ‘slimeball’

By Jonathan Bartley
April 7, 2010

So we have the first heckle of the election campaign. Ben Butterworth (@benbutterworth) shouted at Gordon Brown this afternoon and then proudly tweeted: “might be in the news later chasing Gordon Brown to his limo asking why I couldn't get my boy into a decent state school. He didn't answer.”

Looking at his twitter profile, it seems it isn’t just Prime Ministers that he yells at. Butterworth admits: “I shout at the world through my tweets.”

Serial heckler? He also has a blog entitled "Why Bother?".

Butterworth's last posting on 2nd March entitled: “Arrrghhh! BBC, stop! I love you!” has a rant at the BBC, but also Murdoch, which is wonderful as it was Sky who broke the ‘heckling’ story. He also has a go at the Daily Mail and calls George Osborne a ‘slimeball’. Not all bad then.

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