Poll: What should former EDL leader Tommy Robinson turn his talents to next?


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The Independent Online

Longtime protector of thuggery Tommy Robinson has stepped down from his position as leader of the English Defence League, citing fears about the rise of "far right extremism".

The 30-year-old's decision received cautious welcome from the Quilliam Foundation, an anti-extremism organisation, who claim to have been in contact with Robinson and EDL co-founder Kevin Carroll, who also left the group today.

Daniel Trilling, author of Bloody Nasty People: The Rise of Britain's Far Right, tweeted in response:

Job opportunities will surely be plentiful for Robinson, whose real name is Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, and whose other claim to fame would be his lengthy criminal record, which includes a 12-month sentence for assaulting a police officer called to diffuse a domestic incident between Yaxley-Lennon and his partner.

So where do you think this gentle soul should go next? Take our poll.