Sentencing Belmar to 16 months behind bars, Judge Michael Gledhill said that the knifeman had a 'fixation' with Buckingham Palace.
The potential grave danger, either to yourself or others was obvious by what you did.
There are countless other people in exactly the same situation as you following the relatively recent changes to the country's benefit system.
But they don't all arm themselves with knives and go to Buckingham Palace, intending to trespass within the grounds or enter the palace themselves. That is why what you did could be described as a stunt.
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