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Video: Jordanian MP pulls a gun on critic during TV debate

You wouldn’t even get that on Vincent Browne…

AS TV DEBATES go, they don’t get more heated than this.

Earlier this year we brought you the video of the Golden Dawn spokesperson in Greece striking his female opponent live on television. We thought it didn’t get more extreme than that when it came to TV debates.

We were wrong.

In this TV debate on Jordanian TV, MP Mohammed Shawabka is debating a political activist Mansour Sayf al-Din Murad as the pair discuss attitudes surrounding the current uprising in Syria.

As the Times of Israel reports the debate gradually becomes more heated with each of the men accusing each other of various crimes and wrongdoing before al-Din Murad stands up, sits down again, takes off his shoe and throws it at his opponent.

Then it escalated further:

YouTube: itnnews

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