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It's not just the Tories – violence against women is an epidemic

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We’ve read a lot already about what the video of Tory MP Mark Field and the climate change protester apparently shows.

Some suggest the footage shows a heroic man intervening in a potentially life-threatening situation. Others – women, mostly – see something different. They see the familiar face of an angry man, taking out his aggression on a woman who clearly posed no danger to anybody. And on Friday night, police were reportedly called to the house shared by Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds as she allegedly shouted at him to leave, and he refused, and the neighbours could reportedly hear "screaming" and "banging".

And then there are some men on the left, who look at the footage and reports of police going to Johnson's home, and see a golden opportunity to turn it into a party-political matter.

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