Corby MP turned NYC resident and Sun on Sunday columnist Louise Mensch is threatening to sue for libel over a tweet by journalist Peter Jukes, phone hacking trial journalist and author of The Fall of the House of Murdoch.
Jukes’ remark on Twitter — which Scrapbook shall not be repeating — referenced both Mensch’s role as an MP on the Media Select Committee investigating News International and her subsequent appearance on the Murdoch payroll:
Bully Mensch has since claimed that she “must add [Zelo Street blog author] Tim Fenton to the suit” after he posted a blog with a screenshot of the tweet.
At least Mensch has been characteristically consistent — here she is back in 2013 claiming that there is “way too much suing”:
Not to mention the time she refused to repeat allegations against Piers Morgan without the protection of MPs’ parliamentary privilege — for fear that he might sue her:
What a difference a year or two makes!