Posted by: John | August 15, 2010

Phil Woolas: `The race card`

Let me be clear – I’d prefer people standing for election saying more clearly what they think. The sectarian BNP (who are currently in chaos) had a message and I think it’s one that deserved to be heard and subsequently rejected.

I’ve no problem with hard campaigns that starkly reveal policies – what I think is wrong is when that differentiation becomes deeply personal, that pits one community against another, and drives politics down to the lowest common denominator. Labour are very good at this.

So, while Labour go on about the evil Lib Dems take a look at the leaflet below:

Classy, eh!

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