Lord Kilclooney withdraws ‘Indian’ Leo Varadkar tweet

Lord Kilclooney withdraws ‘Indian’ Leo Varadkar tweet
 

Former senior Ulster Unionist Lord Kilclooney has withdrawn a tweet in which he described Irish prime minister Leo Varadkar as "the Indian".
Sinn Féin's Alex Maskey and Alliance Party deputy leader Stephen Farry both described the tweet as racist.
Skip Twitter post by @KilclooneyJohn Simon Coveney is stirring things up . Very dangerous non statesman like role! Clearly hoping to undermine the Indian
— Lord John Kilclooney (@KilclooneyJohn) November 23, 2017 Report End of Twitter post by @KilclooneyJohn
Lord Kilclooney said the tweet was "not racist" but "shorthand... read more

 
23 November 2017 in Regional, Views: 58
Source: BBC
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