Green and Soul go head to head on R4
A spot on this morning’s Today program covered the Christian Voice / Maggie’s Centres charity scandal (see below). Stephen Green, the self-important publicity seeker behind Christian Voice, admitted to having told the charity that he would mount protests outside their centres if they accepted the donation (which turned out to be £3,000, rather than the £10,000 first mooted).
David Soul voiced his resentment at “strongarm mob tactics”, and a Christian emailer wondered how a fellow Christian could resort to such blackmail. Green denied he was blackmailing anyone:
I was simply warning people of the consequences of their actions.
Er…isn’t that what blackmailers do?
There wouldn’t have been any consequences if Green hadn’t kicked up this self-serving stink in the first place.