Downings, of Rhos Promenade, approached with the sword and the officer intervened.
PC Martin drew his baton and ordered Downings to drop the sword.
Defence solicitor Nia Dawson said Downings had brain damage after a serious car accident.
Last May, the foreign press, progressive activists, and the leftwing media inside the United States shouted themselves hoarse over what they considered the smoking gun in Bush's Iraq War deception--the Downing Street Memo.
It took months before the Downing Street Memo began to receive serious coverage in the mainstream media.