Tory quits over tweets against Islam and gays

A Conservative candidate has quit the party after posting anti-Islamic and homophobic comments on Twitter.

David Bishop, who was due to stand in this month’s council ­elections, resigned after attacking the religion for a ‘psychopathic level of misogyny’ and saying it was ‘good to be anti-Islam’.

Bishop also retweeted a message which read: ‘How can a gay guy keep a straight face?’
Last night, Bishop apologised for any offence he had caused and confirmed he would not be standing for election to Brentwood Borough Council in Essex on May 22.

A Tory Party spokesman added that Bishop’s views had ‘no place in our team’.

Who want to be on a team that can’t tell the truth?