Lib Dems criticised over 'disputatious Jews' tweets

Just a day after a Liberal Democrat MP was accused of inciting violence after appearing to back Hamas rocket attacks in a tweet, a former MEP has hit out at a Jewish community group, calling them "disputatious Jews".

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'Rocket' tweet by Lib Dem MP 'vile and desperate'

Labour has called remarks made by Liberal Democrat MP David Ward over the Israel-Gaza conflict "vile and desperate", urging Nick Clegg to disassociate from the comment:

At a time when all sides should be working for a ceasefire and a peaceful settlement, it defies belief that a Liberal Democrat MP should tweet something so vile and irresponsible.

Nick Clegg must act immediately to disassociate his party from this comment.

– Labour spokesman

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