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Be there, or be the democratic deficit!*

Gordon Brown, David Cameron and Nick Clegg are preparing to make political history by taking part in Britain’s first ever prime ministerial TV debate. The party leaders have been rehearsing intensively for the 90-minute US-style live broadcast, in which every word and gesture will be analysed. They will answer questions chosen by the audience and […]

Hanson goes?

I was unaware until this morning that I had been quoted at length over at LP on the Pauline Hanson issue: not about her leaving the country, but about Tony Abbott’s shenanigans when he set up ‘Australians for Honest Politics’, which to my mind is a black mark equivalent to his behaviour over RU 486. I […]

Here we go, here we go, here we go

Yes, it’s on again, the annual UK BNP blow-up. This time it’s the BBC, and not the Oxford Union. Memo to the ‘anti-fascist league’ or whatever you call yourselves these days: 1. Preventing these people from speaking will not make them go away. 2. Behaving badly while the loonies behave politely will make the greater […]

Indiscernible Immigration

British National Party (BNP) chairman Nick Griffin has defended a party leaflet which says that black Britons and Asian Britons “do not exist”. The BNP’s “Language and Concepts Discipline Manual” says the term used should be “racial foreigners”. In a BBC interview, Mr Griffin said to call such people British was a sort of “bloodless […]