Tommy Robinson held a rally in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, and it goes without saying that he got well and truly owned while doing it.

The English Defence League founder, whose real name is Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, 36, held a rally outside the Forum, in an attempt to campaign to become a member of the European Parliament. However, he was met by a group of anti-racism protestors.

As he walked through the centre of the town, one man made his message clear.

Shouting through a megaphone, he said:

Tommy is a Nazi. 

Tommy is a Nazi. 

Tommy is a Nazi. 

When Yaxley-Lennon attempted to retaliate, smiling at the man and trying to approach, the man didn't give up, instead saying:

You were in the BNP, you're anti-semitic, you marched with neo-Nazis in Poland. 

Get out of our town! 

You're not welcome here. You're a Nazi, you're a fascist, you were in the BNP. You were in the BNP. 

Get out of our town! You're Nazi scum! 

He then started another chant, and was joined by other members of the protest:

Nazi scum, off our streets! 

Nazi scum, off our streets! 

Nazi scum! 

Nazi scum!

Nazi scum! 

When the footage was shared to Twitter by anti-racist campaign group Stand Up To Racism, it soon went viral.

In a tweet, they wrote:

Well done to Stand Up to Racism activists in Barrow-on-Furness calling out #TommyRobinson for the fascist he is.

From Barrow to Brighton we’re taking on the Nazis. Join us

#StopFacistTommy #DontVoteNazi 

Other social media users loved the footage.

Mr Yanxley-Lennon has served prison sentences for offences including contempt of court, assault, and fraud. Previously, Barrow's independent MP John Woodcock said:

This fraudster and serial thug has a list of convictions as long as your arm and doesn’t stand up for anyone except himself.

Mr Yaxley-Lennon’s bid to become a Member of the European Parliament is just the latest attempt to get a platform for his message of hate and division.

This is the latest hitch on Robinson's campaign trail. While out campaigning in Bury and Warrington earlier in May, he had two milkshakes thrown over him within the space of two days.

We wonder what the rest of his tour will bring? To be honest, we can't wait.

HT The Mail

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