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Poll: Should Kent youth PCC Paris Brown be judged on her tweets?
07 April 2013 11:56 AM
The appointment of 17-year-old Paris Brown as Britain's first youth police and crime commissioner was controversial from the off. Now the Mail on Sunday has reported that she used her Twitter account @vilulabelle to post racist and anti-gay comments, and also details of drug-taking, drinking and her sex life, prompting calls for her resignation only a week into the job.
Do you think the tweets are relevant to her competency? Or in an age when our every half-thought and utterance is catalogued forever by social media, should we have more forgiveness for public figures with a past?