In case you haven’t heard yet, the story is here. As has been reported elsewhere Griffiths, after a provocative remark from a Twitter follower with an Asian sounding name, retorted “Why don’t you fuck off back to your own country you clown”
So, daft laddie makes a comment he shouldn’t have on a social networking site. He soon afterwards apologises.
The reaction from the racism police has been something akin to the following:
I’m not of course condoning what Griffiths said, but Jehovah! aren’t there some slightly more important matters for people to get animated about?
Common sense and senses of context and proportion seem to be sadly lacking here.