Rod Liddle

The new, acceptable face of racism

Lefties will grab at anything in order to corral it into their own absolutist little pen

30 April 2016

9:00 AM

30 April 2016

9:00 AM

Exactly a year ago this week I was at a dinner party when a famous opinion pollster leaned over to me and said: ‘You know, the best thing about this election is that within two years Chuka Umunna will be the leader of the Labour party and Sajid Javid the leader of the Conservatives.’

He was referring to the last general election — the dinner party had been convened a week before it took place. I think the chap had been invited to tell us all what would happen at the polls — and indeed he delivered a lengthy and earnest peroration on this subject, utilising all the expertise and political nous he had built up over the years.

The following week, then, we dinner-party guests would be able to muse how a pig, blinded at birth by inherited syphilis, deafened by having a knitting needle inserted into both of its eardrums, and rendered utterly insentient through having ingested vast quantities of heroin, ketamine and crack cocaine, would have made a much better stab at predicting the election outcome than this unctuous pharisiacal joker.

On election night itself, as the results came in, I saw the pollster on TV. He was being asked to account for how he had got everything so terribly, terribly wrong. He had a very — how can I put it? — defensive posture on screen, to my mind. As if someone had accused him of raping a badger, when in fact he could prove, right now, David, that he had enjoyed no contact with a badger, had never met a badger and that the thought of having non-consensual sexual relations with a badger was the last thing he would ever do. He had his arms folded and a very grim expression on his face. His TV explanation seemed to be along the lines that he and the various pollsters had got the result exactly right, but the idiotic voters had got the result wrong.


Scroll back for a second. His comment about Chuka and Sajid perplexed me for a while. ‘Why would that be a good thing?’ I asked, genuinely confused, and helped myself to more wine. ‘It will show how far we have come,’ he replied, either sententiously or sanctimoniously, I was too blitzed to tell. And being thus blitzed I did not get exactly what he was driving at — until after another vast gulp or two of Sauvignon Blanc it suddenly dawned! The bloke was actually a racist! When he looked at Chuka and Sajid he did not see two talented and personable politicians. That they were of black or minority ethnic origin was the only thing that mattered to this man.

The liberal left, of which this man was most definitely a sponsor, will grab at anything in order to corral it into their own forlorn and absolutist little pen. Obsessive and determined to shoehorn their agenda into everything. Yes, even Leicester City. Like an awful lot of people who enjoy football but have misgivings about the grotesquely moneyed circus of the Premier League, I have been thrilled by Leicester’s success this season. It is, according to the commentators and even to the likeable and frequently tearful Italian manager, Claudio Ranieri, a ‘fairy tale come true’. Almost the entire footballing world, except for those in north London, are willing the Foxes to win the title.

Tony Blair’s former spin doctor Alastair Campbell went along to a Leicester game — and what do you suppose he saw? After the game, he tweeted his experience: ‘Fantastic to see fairly high proportion of non-white faces in the crowd at Leicester City. All too rare at most clubs.’ What? So while 31,961 people were captivated by Leonardo Ulloa and Riyad Mahrez tearing Swansea City apart, Alastair had his face turned in the other direction. He was taking a census. He was counting non-white faces. A bit like my mum used to do when she came up to visit me in London — ‘I counted more than 20 of them in one street alone, Rod.’

Leicester is indeed one of our most diverse cities, with a 28 per cent Indian population. It is not surprising that the crowd should be diverse too. But it is not an anomaly — Arsenal, Spurs and Chelsea and even my much smaller club, Millwall, have loads of black and minority ethnic supporters. One of the few clubs which doesn’t is Alastair’s team, Burnley, of course, a town in which the BNP were once the majority party. Anyway, Campbell was told to stop being so crass and ridiculous by other Twitter users (who were promptly called ‘plonkers’ by Mr Campbell and even accused of being racist by the obsessive).

One chap asked: why bring race into everything? Well, precisely. That’s the point. But they have to, the metro-liberals. If something is perceived as being ‘good’, such as Leicester City’s charge for the title, then it has to be ‘good’ in all the ways which accord with the bien-pensant agenda. I am mildly surprised that Alastair did not give us an approving breakdown of the proportion of transgendered Leicester City fans and whether or not they had successfully transitioned.

They impose the same process upon the dead. Victoria Wood was not simply a very funny and talented comedian, she ‘empowered women’. She broke down barriers and led the way forward for the hitherto oppressed female hordes, stymied by a sexist culture, sort of a cross between Charlie Chaplin and Emmeline Pankhurst. The former artist formerly known as Prince was not simply a brilliant live performer and the writer of a dozen or so catchy tunes but — according to the Guardian, in two separate articles — he represented a ‘vital new black masculinity’ and ‘broke all the rules about what black American men should be’. When David Bowie died, we were assured that he had been at the forefront of the fight for LGBT rights. Lordy, enough already. Why can these people not be persuaded to see beyond their own narrow obsessions?

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  • John Andrews

    Virtue signalling and gangster-style badging ‘explain Why can these people not be persuaded to see beyond their own narrow obsessions?’.

    • putin

      That and projection. It’s always about them.

      • John Andrews

        Good point, though I had to go to Wiki to discover that ‘Psychological projection is a theory in psychology in which humans defend themselves against their own unpleasant impulses by denying their existence while attributing them to others. For example, a person who is habitually rude may constantly accuse other people of being rude. It incorporates blame shifting.’

        • SunnyD

          that’s something women trend to do all the time

        • Andrew Cole

          the narcissistic trait is often call out others as being something you yourself are but are in denial of or unaware of. Unable to see that in the mirror is a person much more guilty of what they are accusing others of.

  • Rik

    Too little too late Rod, the common purpose,leftard,greeniac maggots have fully colonised our institutions,education,civil administration,the judiciary,the police,quangos and charidees and most of all the media with the Al-Beeb leading the way.The long march is over and they have won.Dare to disagree with the halo-hunters and you will end up unemployed and without a pension.You are only free to think and say exactly what they tell you or they will punish you.1984 was supposed to be an awful warning,not a road map.

    • tracery

      How right you are. Our society is now rotten to the core; there is little trust in our major institutions, and the mess we have become is presided over by the smug, arrogant public schoolboys, Cameron, and the sinister Osborne. What, I find myself asking, have my children and grand-children done to deserve this inheritance.

      • MikeF

        The left believe in inherited guilt so you don’t actually have to ‘do’ anything to merit what they think you ‘deserve’.

    • lobotomisedjournalist

      Yet it is extraordinary how many people opposed to this sort of Leftist and racist intervention still think that Al Beeb is a worthy national institution rather than a leftist propaganda tool.

    • rbw152

      Glad you mentioned Gramsci’s long march. I always thought it was fanciful rubbish, an ideal harboured by wishful thinking intellectuals of the left like him.

      But no. It is actually a thing.

      And as you so rightly say, it’s too late.

    • It will make their defeat all the more spectacular.

    • TheJustCity

      Gloominess abounds. However, as history shows, things can turn around quickly; Labour is under some painful self-scrutiny at the moment. But Poland is a prime example of popular rejection of the diseased regressive-leftist and failed liberal hegemony. It would be a fine thing to see the exponents of the latter and its unaccountable and seemingly insuperable agencies: the BBC, the bloated bloc of the public sector, activist judges, HR lawyers, the panjandrums of multiculturalism, etc & etc., egged and floured out of their citadels with their pants around their ankles.

      I don’t know if the decent Left will be able – or ought – to regroup under that which it once did, since the Left has so discredited its own flag. Perhaps the decents and classical-liberals of the Left and Right can form an alliance of ‘enlightened self-interest’: ending ‘one-way multiculturalism and [self-blaming] cultural masochism’; routing and pushing back the forces of Islamisation and euro-sharia; implementing proper discrimination re immigration; and other measures to ensure that once again, we are equals under the law as well as a proud new standard.

  • right1_left1

    The POV expressed in this article remind me of that chap who said that the BBC was obscenely white.
    That coudd easily be extrapolated, and probably is by many, to say that England is obscenely white.

    Who may be described thus ?
    10% of the world population and diminishing day by day.

    • 9sqn

      As I recall, it was ‘white, middle-class, males’. So a few more categories to the vilification list.

      • Damaris Tighe

        The beeb are working on this with their new ‘diversity’ policy – 50% of their employees are now to be drawn from female, BME, disabled and presumably gay and transgender applicants.

        • Angular Merkin

          I wonder what odds a bookie would give me for there being a hijab-wearing BBC newsreader before the end of this year…

          • Damaris Tighe

            Very small odds I think.

          • Jackthesmilingblack

            2/1 assuming female/

          • mohdanga

            Here in my 350K city in Canada they have a news reporter that wears a hijab….because there are no other qualified candidates from the plethora of white males.

          • Angular Merkin

            Of course. Maybe one of the large amount of ‘unsuitable’ white men should grow a big beard, get a deep tan, wear Islamic clothing and try again?

        • Tom

          Will the BBC exclude paedophiles?

        • MikeF

          But the place will still actually be run by a self-selecting caste of ‘white’, ‘liberal’ Guardianista types. Nice to see you squaw.

          • Damaris Tighe

            How! I’m banned from Coffee House so I only come back here on Thurs (if I remember). Sad. I miss all the fun.

          • MikeF

            What on earth did you do to deserve that – they seem to let Teletubby post there. But you can have some fun here seven days a week if you want. Getting interesting now – Ken Livingstone suspended by Jeremy Corbyn. Who would have thought that might ever happen?

          • Damaris Tighe

            I’d better not say Mike – don’t want to be banned completely. I find the mag goes quiet after the first 1-2 days of the new issue. As for Corbyn’s Labour Party – what utter chaos, collapsing under the weight of its inner contradictions as they’d say. Couldn’t happen to a nicer bunch.

          • MikeF

            Fair enough. Just have to try to make this site fun again. I am sure you have not entered the Erdogan competition. I have – twice in fact. First entry only slightly vulgar, second one shocked me – I really did not know I could plumb such depths.

          • Damaris Tighe

            I composed a little ditty on another site – it managed to rhyme goats and boats, and pester and molesters.

          • MikeF

            Very deft Damaris – just what I would expect of you. But unless there were some other words in there that didn’t form part of the rhyme scheme there would have been no point in you entering the competition here because though you might meet the requirement for offensiveness you would fail the one for utter obscenity. I am sure you would and I think I’d find it rather disillusioning if you didn’t. Come on – the fightback is starting.

          • Damaris Tighe

            It was good news re Tommy’s aquittal. There was an online appeal for him and he got a QC. What a difference that made!

          • Andrew Cole

            Reminds me of the Derek Hatton days. The Labour party is having to defend itself from what it has become just like back then. Just a different slant this time.

            At least with the Tories you know what they are and they don’t change. Well to do people looking after other well to do people.

            Not sure what the Lib Dems represent. Aren’t they just posh Labour?

          • Muireach MacGilleChaluim

            Just register a new Disqus account, change its user name to “Damaris Tighe” and dive straight back in.

          • Damaris Tighe

            It’s done by IP address I’m afraid. Oh that it would be that easy.

          • Muireach MacGilleChaluim

            Give it a go – you might be pleasantly surprised.

          • Damaris Tighe

            Nope. Just tried. Disqus just returns me to my existing account sign-in, even from a different email address.

        • Andrew Cole

          Don’t forget they include Scot, Welsh and Irish as well.

          English only qualify if they can tick one of the other boxes.

    • mohdanga

      test

  • James Chilton

    Alastair Campbell is a Reality Adjustment consultant. Lefty “thinkers” like him toil day and night seeking evidence that their strange dream of “diversity” has come true. When they can’t find such evidence, they invent it. Spinning the “narrative” is the supreme task in the life of a lefty intellectual.

    Because of its non-white support, Leicester’s football success is simply grist to the mill that, they hope, will grind white Englishness out of existence.

    • lobotomisedjournalist

      “grind white Englishness out of existence”

      Yes, that is exactly the agenda of the British left.

      • Tom

        The British “Right” are not far behind, under Dodgy Dave.

        • CO Jones

          You think Dave is part of the Right? Do you have any evidence that would support that view?

        • James

          They’re right up there with them every step of the way

      • Jackthesmilingblack

        Also that of HMG at present.

    • Mike

      “Reality adjustment consultant”, nice one.

    • Flintshire Ian

      Leicester are going to come second to the club with a big Jewish fan base. Hopefully that will shut a few of the lefties up, although I will feel a bit sorry for Claudio and for Leicester.

      (I don’t actually mind Leicester winning the Premier League but I am rather hoping that it will not be on Sunday at United.)

  • Garlands

    Alastair Campbell and the other members of the jolly coterie have lost all touch with humanity.
    Many people do not have either the interest or the time to analyse every person they encounter,
    they see other people as what they are….human beings!
    This obsession for ‘pigeon-holeing’ is in itself racist because it chooses to differentiate
    people, who because of a quirk of nature appear to be at variance to these ‘thinkers.’

  • Jojje 3000

    Big-Government and tax money is the simple answer.

  • Jack Rocks

    Isn’t that the whole idea behind “intersectionality”. We must conduct an audit on everyone we meet to put them into the appropriate victim category? As a white male I find myself unfortunately at the bottom of the pile :(.

    • nancoise

      Cheer up. Maybe it will lead to depression, then you can be among the misunderstood sufferers of mental illness and you’ll regain some standing in society.

      • Jack Rocks

        No, white males who’re suffering from depression aren’t a victim category. It’s our own fault, obviously. You’d be depressed if you were a white male, waking up in the morning and oppressing everybody else. It’s a real burden.

        • mohdanga

          And, amazingly, all the victims of our oppression still flood in by the hundreds of thousands to the countries built by whites.

    • Mary Ann

      As a white male you are actually at the top of the pile and all these equality laws are designed to get the rest of us up there with you. If white males don’t do better than others it is up to them, they are not discriminated against.

      • Johnnydub

        Boohoo Mary Ann.. you poor victim.

        Now go get me a sandwich.

        • SunnyD

          You’re brave (or have a cast iron stomach)

      • SunnyD

        you forgot to mention that as a white male it’s also impossible for him to be a victim of racism yet highly probable that he will be accused of being racist
        i.e. if a gang of black people give him a pasting one night, it won’t be referred to as a racially aggravated incident, unless he complains saying something like “I just got done by a bunch of coloured guys”

      • bigbutchboy

        Oh so you just replace one supposed hierarchy with another. I thought you believed in ‘Equality’, not hierarchy? Of course, being white and middle-class, and riven with a highly dysfunctional liberal guilt, you think you can assuage your ‘privilege’ by projecting crass cultural Marxist theories onto ALL white men. Unfortunately that effectively renders you a self-loathing anti-white misandrist and racist. (See how this is a game anyone can play!) It’s also apposite to note that by lumping working and middle class men together in your juvenile us and them, oppressor and oppressed ‘analysis’, that you effectively abandon any notion of class. The fact that the Left have abandoned the white working classes in favour of this hierarchy of oppression and identity politics claptrap is very convenient, as it has the effect of protecting your privilege, whilst pretending to care everso about the ‘oppressed’, defined according to your highly selective and narrow prescriptions of course. The deep irony in this class abandonment politics is that you let middle class men off the hook… divide and rule ay? Works every time.

        • Andrew Cole

          The left abandoned the white working classes? She has abandoned the UK.

      • Trailblazer10

        If he is white male, he is the “oppressor” acording to cultural marxist fanatics. “Oppressors” have automatic “white privilege”. In the divide and conquer strategy, all minorities are ranked according to perceived victimhood, and allocated privileges and rights accordingly. Hence the oppression olympics as the various groups bicker as to which is the most “oppressed” and most deserving of more privileges and free stuff.

      • David R

        It’s funny that whenever I hear people (or rather, feminists and Guardian journalists) talking about ‘white male privilege’ they tend to be far more privileged than any white male I know.
        Still, it’s good to learn that simply because I possess pasty white skin and a pair of testicles I’m better off than Oprah Winfrey or Michelle Obama. Can’t wait to tell the lads down the dole queue.

        • mohdanga

          And they certainly don’t mind using all the inventions, technological advances, medicines, and gizmos invented by white men!!

      • putin

        No, not buying it. Discrimination doesn’t exist in this country anymore. All you have to do is work hard to get on. All people care about is that you are honest, hard working and reliable and can get on with your colleagues. I never had any of this mythical “white male privilege”, has it ever occurred to you that you are just rubbish at what you do? Some people love to play the victim card to mask their own inadequacy.

        • mohdanga

          Yes, the “white male privilege” of working on the coal face, in the pits, on the fishing boats, oil rigs, steel mills, slaughterhouses, foundries, digging ditches, building the railways/subways/canals/roads, fighting the wars, etc, etc. Where are the calls for equality here?

      • Jack Rocks

        Which particular pile am I at the top of Mary? Tell me. Because sitting here I can honestly say apart from 4 years at University where I worked my butt off, and a job that pays slightly better than average as a result, I’ve had no other advantage in life whatsoever.

        I’m expected to just get on with it, as we all should be.

      • anonuk

        No, but life is never actually that simple, even in practice.

        A cartoon for you: http://viz.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/0241_viz205_millie.jpg

      • Cyril Sneer

        Utterly offensive sexist racist tosh.

        As a white male I can tell you that you talk out of your ar se!

        Don’t you even dare doubt me – I’m a white male, you’re not!

        You don’t know sh t woman so shut your mouth.

        Any wonder I hate your kind. You vile piece of sh it.

    • hobspawn

      As Obummer pointed out, you are not at the bottom of the woodpile, you are at the back of the “queue”.

    • Ratty Dave

      You can save yourself. Just turn tran. It’s the latest “section”to be.

      • Tom

        What man would go “all the way” and not live to regret it?

  • nancoise

    Used to think the same thing about David Blunkett, with whom I disagreed in every possible way and for whose opinions I had almost no respect.
    ‘But you have to respect him!’ one friend wailed, ‘He’s blind and he’s accomplished so much!’
    ‘And all of it has made our world worse,’ I retorted.
    And we stood there, gazing at each other in complete mutual incomprehension.

    • Paul

      In much the same way as Barack Obama must be admired for his colour rather than for anything he has actually achieved.

      • David davis

        I’m sure that our mechanics failed our last decrepit old car’s final MOT because of its colour. (It was [a quite bright Citroen shade of] _green_ , and they’re Polish…) Good blokes.
        That said, the primary objective of the children of The Frankfurt School (Gramsci etc) is to destroy Western liberal minimal-statist civilization (the only one worth saving.)

      • Andrew Cole

        What my wife said earlier. I said how can he stand there having being a president that hasn’t achieved anything.

        My wife said quite angrily “hasn’t achieved anything, what do you mean? He is the first Black man to be President of the USA.”

        Explain the white privilege here. How can a white chap achieve this momentous of all achievements? And was the first President of the USA given equally huge credit “just” for being the first white President of the USA?

        Or was he just the first president?….no mention of colour?

    • Damaris Tighe

      Irrelevance versus relevance.

    • Tom

      Disability doesn’t prove infallibility.

  • davidofkent

    Perhaps the solution to this nonsense is simply to take no notice of people who go on television or the radio and insist on telling us what we should be thinking. Change channels and radio stations whenever these people start talking at us. Don’t debate with foolish friends who think the Left is the answer to everything; just ignore them.

    • Teacher

      They are difficult to ignore. Unlike most dotty people who are on their own agenda (we used to call them ‘bores’) these left-wing ideologues are more aggressive and demand to be heard and obeyed.

    • lobotomisedjournalist

      Perhaps the thing is to catch them out at their own game. Here is an example of lefty speak quoted in the Guardian: “Labour councillor Aysegul Gurbuz is suspended
      over a series of anti-Semitic tweets in which she praised Hitler as the
      “greatest man in history” and said she hoped Iran would use a “nuclear
      weapon” to “wipe Israel off the map”.”

      A matter for the police I would have thought.

      • Rick.Brown

        Unfortunately you’re wrong – it would only be a matter for Mr Plod if it had been a UKIP councillor making a comment like that.

        • Tom

          His feet wouldn’t have touched the floor when plod got him.
          If you want to demonstrate against Christians, feel free to park where you like.

          • Jackthesmilingblack

            Blogging from an Internet cafe in downtown Vientiane has to be a lot safer than from anywhere in Police State UK.

        • mohdanga

          Note the non-response of the “authorities”….similar to the guy that tweeted his comment to a Muslim women in the street after the Belgian attacks. Arrested, hourse raided, computers and personal property seized, and charged. Oh, wait….

      • Jackthesmilingblack

        Muslims do admire Adolph Hitler. In fact you might conjecture that “Holocaust denial” would have been made an offence in UK but for the fear that Labour would lose some of the Muslim vote.

    • Tom

      I don’t have any friends who are Left. Debating with those on the right is hard enough.

  • Ratty Dave

    Yes but are they LGBT? That’s the thing to be now, otherwise watch your privilege.

    • Damaris Tighe

      No, you’re falling behind. The thing to be now is transgender. Simply lesbian or gay is so passe.

      • alecto

        Youre way behind its in to be non binary .. its the new victim!

        • licjjs

          Don’t laugh, but I actually had no idea what she was talking about and, insofar as I paid any attention at all to her or Obama, I thought she must be some computer or mathematical nerd challenging Boolean algebra.

        • anonuk

          I think they’re called otherkin or Tumblrkin or some such.

          Has anyone heard of xe/xir and similar pronouns for trans types who can’t decide one way or another?

  • Paul

    It is indeed one of the most depressing aspects of the 21st century that every action and every word, written or spoken, is now viewed through a politically correct kaleidoscope. Very similar to history’s most famous revolutions (French & Russian say) where every action and word is interpreted to se if there is any counter revolutionary content. The comparison does not stop there as to be politically incorrect now means loss of job and income with a high possibility of imprisonment. The western world in the 21st century is similar to society depicted in the dystopian novels of the 20th century.

    • ProfessorPistov

      “The western world in the 21st century is similar to society depicted in the dystopian novels of the 20th century”.

      I often wonder why I feel like one of the few remaining non-pod people

    • Tom

      If legislation is brought in for anti this and anti that, then you effectively close down free speech. I say, sod ’em all.

  • TrippingDwarves

    I once had to listen to a teacher lament that the school he taught in, somewhere in Buckinghamshire, was far too white. Shockingly, he also admitted that he really didn’t know very much Shakespeare.

    His specialist subject? Media studies, of course…

    • Callan

      I suspect he has gone far in the present day Marxist, politically correct, all must have prizes, anti indigenous education system.

    • Tom

      He shouldn’t have been a teacher – he should have been a pupil.

  • Dr Bock

    I assume Alistair Campbell gets given the time of day because being a dissimulating alcoholic with a visceral hatred of Tories counts as somehow admirable and outweighs lying in order to blunder into a disastrous war/getting a lot of people, you know, killed, in a very real sense. It doesn’t surprise me that he should so fetishise the masochistic racism that is so much a hallmark of the modern left.

  • MikeF

    I can’t say that I see a ‘talented and personable’ politician whenever I see Chuka Umunna either. All I see is a facile mediocrity, though there is a bit more to Sajid Javid. By the way Rod if you ever find yourself having dinner with that pollster again you could ask him what he thinks of the fact that Mr Umunna is one of those MPs apparently being targeted for extinction by the Momentum mob.

    • tenbelly

      Chukki could be black, white, pink or blue…and he’d still be a pr*t.

      • Johnnydub

        Chukka isn’t defined by being black, he’s defined by being simultaneously vapid and overly ambitious and entitled.

        • Mr TaxPayer

          And firmly in the closet 😉

          • Johnnydub

            He really is the UK’s Bath-house Barry…

          • Tom

            We’ve already had one bath house prime minister, two is going over the top.

          • anonuk

            Bath house or Surrey B&B?

        • Ipsedixit

          Don’t blame Chukka. He’s just someone who is being used by virtue signalling white politicians.

  • rbw152

    “Why bring race into everything”?. That’s it, so simple yet so obvious.

    I always find myself feeling a little defensive whenever lefties bleat on about minority empowerment, as if I’m really a closet racist/sexist/homophobe/islamaphobe and just unwilling to admit it to myself and they are connected to some powerful current of social change that I’m not party to. It makes me feel a bit ashamed or unclean.

    Heck, you’re looked at with suspicion or hostility just for asking a minority person where they come from these days, or where their family originate from, or be interested in their religious beliefs. But I’ve always been interested with that sort of thing and in the past it lead to nice conversations and a friendly atmosphere. But not now. Oh no, I’m ‘racist’.

    And isn’t it funny how you can take the piss out of a Yorkshire accent for example but when I do my brilliant black African accent it’s looked upon as a heinous crime?

    And yet I’m the most un-racist person on the planet and always have been, so I find this guilt perplexing. But yes, it’s because they always reduce everything to race or some difference or other. They’re obsessed with that sort of stuff – and I’m just not.

    So, my conclusion now is that their obsession says more about them than it does about me.

    They’re the closet racists really and are covering it up with a contrived right-on attitude, which let’s face it, must take some maintaining. To always be on the lookout for some perceived transgression of their artificial political agenda must take some brain effort, like Millie Tant in Viz seeing everything as a feminist issue.

    But like anything, if you look hard enough you’ll find it, like conspiracy theorists. Doesn’t mean it’s there though!

    • SunnyD

      wow – really well put. A lot of what you say resonated with me – especially the last sentence…
      “if you look for the devil hard enough, you’ll see his face in every picture on every wall. If you listen out for him you’ll hear his footsteps behind you as you climb the stairs to bed”

    • trobrianders

      Thank you for your genuine comments. I’m non-white and like most non-whites know that the vilest racists reside on the Left. There is absolutely nothing wrong with you and everything wrong with them.

      • rbw152

        Thank you.

        The irony is, my best friend is mixed-race Anglo-Afro-American.

      • Trini’s dad

        No black fella say ‘me non-white’ gyal. You taakin out of your batty.

        • SalmondFishing

          Well said.

        • Googlheimer

          Proto post feminists do.

        • ahmed

          Is it not possible to be non white but not black either?

          • Trini’s dad

            Bratha, dis possible but dis nat do questshan now ‘mon.
            Non white pussygyal is gettin a cussin.

        • wasteman

          Give it up your not from trinidad you pussyclat

          • Trini’s dad

            Whayoutalkinaboot ‘mon. Me gaan tell your mamma to slap you hard.

          • wasteman

            Hush you beak massy mouth I’ll tell yo mama to wash it out with soap

    • Johnnydub

      It is also manifested by the racism of low expectations. That treating Muslims exactly the same as whites and holding them to the same standards is “racist” or “white privilege”

      Its inherently racist, yet noticing it will get you denounced. Thoroughly Orwellian.

    • Damaris Tighe

      I agree. I’ve long suspected that it’s over-compensation for their own inner racism (or their fear of harbouring such racism).

      • rbw152

        “fear of harbouring such racism”

        Well put, I think you got that just right. Like religious zealots fearing ‘evil thoughts’.

      • trobrianders

        Their Soviet forebears were notoriously racist toward those in the southern soviet republics. White leftists still regard them as “swarthy muscle”, intellectually inferior.

        • Mary Ann

          I’m a white leftie, WTF are you talking about.

          • trobrianders

            Are you denying it?

    • Jackthesmilingblack

      Dialect. Accent implied a person for whom Englsh is not their first language, but whose language teacher was from Yorkshire.
      Common mistake in YUCK.

      • EUSSR 4 All!

        Boring …

    • Trini’s dad

      “And isn’t it funny how you can take the piss out of a Yorkshire accent
      for example but when I do my brilliant black African accent it’s looked
      upon as a heinous crime?”

      You fella jokin rite? Spektator Blogs cian handel opinion of di Black Man.

    • Andrew Cole

      No they aren’t the racists or at least not the cause of the racism. The cause is always someone else (like Campbell) that decideds that something should be offensive and then tells the people that he feels should be offended that they should be offended and after a while of hearing they should be offended and others jumping on the bandwagon to further their own ambitions the people that weren’t offended are now offended by something they weren’t offended about before because they had never really given it that much thought or worried about it.

      And then the left start to shout at the right for pointing this out.

      The left cause the problem in the first place and then start to blame the right for voicing concern.

    • Penny Henry

      Reaction Formation and Projection.

  • WFC

    I don’t suppose that this pollster was the one who did actually have a poll predicting the right result, but didn’t publish it because he assumed it was wrong.

    • Andrew Cole

      All I remember was Kellner shrugging his shoulders and saying we must have asked the wrong people, I don’t understand it.

  • 9sqn

    We know all is lost when a winner of an amateur baking contest gets to not only present the Queen on her 90th birthday with what looked to me like a very base, unoriginal, wonky and garish cake, decorated in a design reminiscent of an 8 year-olds art project, but is now offered her own BBC TV programme. Oh, and she is a Muslim. Which completely irrelevant of course.

    • marzipanlil

      The cake was pathetic.

      • 9sqn

        Yes. I found it embarrassing. I thought at first it was some kind of joke. This is our QUEEN ! I shudder to think how far they will try and take this.

        • MikeF

          They want to have their cake and make others eat it.

          • TheJustCity

            Brenda is an old hand at matters diplomatic. The giant jungle rat she was presented with at a dinner back in the 80s can scarce have been less a challenge.

            Wait though; being obliged to muster..diplomacy? For one of her countrymen and loyal subjects?

        • Spasticus Outisticus

          She is NOT one of us and never will be.

          • British Patriot ✓ᵛᵉʳᶦᶠᶦᵉᵈ

            Damned right. No bloody woman can ever be one of us. Never.

      • Ipsedixit

        Not as pathetic as the powers that are promoting her as a role model.

        • Quest for Liberty

          If it’ll help the Muslims integrate, then it’s worth doing

          • Ipsedixit

            Wearing the hijab, the symbol of female subjection and rejection of western cultural norms, is the antithesis of integration. In accepting it, the powers are attempting to normalise it.

          • Vieuxceps2

            Your opinion sits ill with your name.

          • Cyril Sneer

            It won’t.

            Next!

      • I wish it had fallen over and slid on the floor! (then one of corgis could have ate it).

    • Always_Worth_Saying

      And covered and in a forced marriage.

    • Hybird

      And nobody will ask her any questions. Let’s face facts – this woman has a 7th Century mas-murdering version of Charles Manson as her ultimate role model and believes that wife-beating, crucifixion and the lopping off of hands are justifiable. She also believes that all non-Muslims are lower than cattle. She has to believe these things – it’s what Allah says in the Koran.

      • Ipsedixit

        Ah! Be fair. Mo Farah is the only athlete who has ever won an Olympic medal for Great Britain. That is right isn’t it??

        • Hybird

          For Great Britain? As he always turns towards Mecca, gets down on all fours and bangs his head against the ground after every race, I’d say he does it for Islam.

          • Mary Ann

            So every Christian who crosses themselves before a race is doing it for Jesus, dream on, they are doing it for themselves.

          • Hybird

            Pathetic whataboutery. Nobody would be scared of asking a devout Christian athlete about their beliefs. In fact it would invite a grilling by the media. Strange too, that nobody dares ask devout Somali MusIim Mo (who has twin daughters) about the appalling Somali Muslim tradition (recommended by his “prophet”) of FGM.

          • 9sqn

            They’re all as stupid as each other. The difference is the basic tenet of Christianity is not FGM, forced marriage and subservience, to enslave / kill non-Christians or to advocate child-marriage. If Christianity advocated all this stuff it would be banned and condemned as racist !

          • Andrew Cole

            Said it for years. All these footballers like Drogba. Do the sign of the cross pray to the skies and then spend the next 45 minutes lying and cheating.

          • Vieuxceps2

            You are forever saying that Christians do it too. Does that absolve muslims from being in the wrong?Or is it only wrong when Christians do it ?

          • Ipsedixit

            Yes, I was being sarcastic. The other one is the hijabi who bakes cakes but I don’t know if she makes Quorn tarts.

          • Andrew Cole

            He does it for the $$$$

        • James

          Mo Farah is cool, be fair he’s intergrated, just hope he’s running clean

      • Mary Ann

        You haven’t the slightest idea of what she believes, you might just as well say that every Christian believes in rape and murdering children because Jesus commended the OT. Why do you think the OT is in Christian churches.

        • Hybird

          That’s exactly my point – we don’t know what she actually believes because nobody dares ask her anything. However – if she was asked and actually did condemn the truly awful things that Allah sanctions in the Koran and the truly appalling example of her “prophet” then she would be a blasphemer or an apostate… and some devout MusIim would probably try to kill her.

          • Mary Ann

            Ask a young woman if she thinks wife-beating is OK, The mind boggles

          • Hybird

            But Allah sanctions it in the Koran (Sura 4:34) so all Muslims must think its OK. But we don’t know about Nadiya because nobody dares ask – because her answer might spoil the illusion

          • 9sqn

            Wife beating is illegal in British law. It is condoned within Sharia.

        • 9sqn

          Jesus ‘commended’ the OT ? Where did you see that ? The OT is not part of Christianity. The clue is in the title. Islam insists on the Koran’s verses being followed to the letter and many of it’s preachers openly say so. Name one Pope / Vicar / Chaplain who has ever advocated the OT. Your comparison is fatuous.

          • Ivan Ewan

            All of them?

            Mary Sue’s comparison IS fatuous, hysterical and idiotic, but if you’re not only going to defend rather than attack, and then defend horribly badly, you might as well leave it to someone else…

          • HHGeek

            So the Ten Commandments come from where, precisely?

          • 9sqn

            The New Testament. ( Thou shall not kill .. remember that one ? )

          • HHGeek

            Yeah, I remember it very well, and its 9 friends, as given to Moses. In Exodus. Which is unquestionably OT.

          • 9sqn

            Then your knowledge of the bible is highly commendable. I stand corrected on certain aspects of the OT although I do recall some guff about killing people for collecting sticks on a Sunday. I presume, other than to test my knowledge of the ancient scriptures you have a point to make ?

          • HHGeek

            My “point” was to respond to your demand that Mary Ann provide “one Pope / Vicar / Chaplain who has ever advocated the OT”, because “[her] comparison is fatuous.” I thought you were being serious, but apparently not.

            yrs,

            an atheist with rather better knowledge of Christianity than you.

          • 9sqn

            You mostly certainly do. And, as a fellow atheist, I was being very serious. I do not think the followers of Islam should escape without being questioned as to the ‘scriptures’ that are preached to them and are, as adherents to Islam, required to acknowledge and follow. However, having made your point, Mary-Anne’s comparison remains idiotic and fatuous. My question may have been a touch rhetorical ( who on earth could be expected to give such names ) but I am still none the wiser as to any Christian church authority who would ever advocate the OT, Moses or not.

          • nancoise

            But then Christ gave us two new commandments which encompass all the law that went before: Love God and Love one another as you love yourself.

        • 9sqn

          Well the fact she is a Muslim, follows Islam, wears the veil and is in an arranged marriage gives a clue, to some of us.

        • mohdanga

          Wasn’t taught in my school or church and I went to an all boys Catholic high school.

        • James

          You do realise that these all these biblical books are fairy stories

          • James

            Mind you Nadia does come across as a normal everyday person, albeit not the national treasure that she is portrayed as such, as people like yourselfs are so desperate to have positive Muslim role models nothing wrong with that, but you and your ilk by and large will have to take the blame for that.

        • rbw152

          I completely understand why you are speaking up for Nadiya. She’s lovely and I think she’s great too.

          But you really must understand more about the core beliefs of Islam to understand why people are so suspicious of Muslim people as a whole.

          You and I would feel very uncomfortable living among white Christian zealots in Alabama or Lousiana but Islamic beliefs are not that much different to theirs.

          But more than that, it stopped being a ‘religion of peace’ after Mohammad’s siege of Medina and became a military-political movement. And so shortly after his death his followers took over most of the Middle East and over the years conquered all of North Africa before taking Spain in 711 – just as they are compelled to do.

          All five crusades to oust them from these regions failed and much blood was shed before they were kicked out again.

          Since then, Islamic belief in its righteousness and justification for spreading itself by whatever means necessary remain undiminished.

          This is why, out of all the religions that have found their way to the UK over the years, Hindu, Judaism or whatever, Islam is now feared more than any of those have been.

          It’s nothing to do with race, it’s about zealously religious people intent on changing whatever society they live in, one way or another and our fear of the suffocating environment that would be created as a result.

          This is a perfectly normal and natural reaction.

      • TheJustCity

        I don’t know if she espouses all that, but she happily wears the garb prescribed by those who do. And her self-description as an ‘alpha woman’ – from a hijabi – displays a severe want of self-awareness.

      • anonuk

        The life of the Prophet reminds me of another person entirely- a person who used the illusion of goodness to cover up for his own depravity and selfish desire to attract fame while silencing criticism.

        What’s the Arabic for “now then, now then”?

    • Zhang Wei

      What about Mahrez is that why he won player of the year?

      • 9sqn

        No idea. WTF is Mahrez?

      • James

        He won footballer of the year by his peers because he’s a bloody good player, it’s nice when meritocracy wins out

        • Andrew Cole

          Football is way past looking at these silly demographics.

          No doubt there will be questions if a black player doesn’t win for a few years or if the nominations become too white or too european or too something else and then we’ll probably end up having

          Player of the season (all demographics)
          Asian player of the season
          Black player of the season
          Other minority player of the season.

          There won’t be one for White player of the season though will there.

          Check out the winners and nominations for player of the season going back a couple of decades. No discrimination to be seen there unlike in the real world.

        • TheJustCity

          I’d say using the term ‘meritocracy’ in the context of some nonentity having some facility with a ball is a bit of a stretch old chap.

          • James

            Yeah that’s true fair enough

    • Mary Ann

      I expect the BBC are trying to make up for all those racist remarks about her only winning because she is a Muslim. Of course, if people weren’t racist the BBC wouldn’t feel the need to compensate.

      • 9sqn

        Since when has it been within the remit of the BBC to atone for what it sees as disagreeable viewpoints from its licence-fee payers ?

      • Hybird

        MusIims aren’t a race, Mary Ann. Some of us are just a little bothered that the BBC can make such a fuss over someone who has as her role model a 7th Century mass-murderer and whose ideology is utterly barbaric. I’m pretty sure that if someone turned up on Bake Off wearing a swastika armband the Beeb would not fawn all over them and offer them their own show. The hijab is just as much an indicator that the wearer holds appalling beliefs as the armband. IsIam is a vile ideology.

      • anotherjoeblogs

        you must do a little introspection here – just why do you want ‘ muslim/islam ‘ to be a race ? Be honest with thyself.

        • James

          It’s curious how their religion has become a race initself

      • Andrew Cole

        The BBC did its usual in deciding to pre-empt the imaginary backlash that they think will come from the majority of racist white British and thus because of their action infuriate people who are far from racist and are merely angered that the BBC felt the need to point out the differences.

        It is the usual decision that the idiot commoners will be offended so we will counter that before they get the chance. Doesn’t matter that nothing was going to come back until they felt the need to counter without need.

      • TheJustCity

        Oh yes, er, it must be racism. Islam is not a race – unless humans are able to change their race simply by entering a mosque, having a chat with an imam, and reciting the shahada. The problem lies not in the fact that she’s a Muslim, it’s that she is, prima facie, an Islamist.

    • All is not lost – it’s just self-evidently ridiculous.

  • SunnyD

    Great piece Rod. Reminds me of the time I was with my mates in a car driving through Wembley. We’d pulled into a petrol garage (Esso, if memory serves) and I jumped out as we parked on the forecourt (I’d been on a bit of a bender clubbing with my pals and was desperate for something to drink). It was late, and there was a lone Bengali-looking chap serving at a window…as I bounded up to the kiosk I called out “excuse me mate, do you sell Dunn’s River Nurishment?” . There was a chap being served at the window who turned round to me and called out “Oi! Don’t be racist!”

    Perplexed by this random outburst I made a mental check list of what I’d just said and how I’d said it. Before I opened my mouth to retort, however, I turned around as my mates piled out to fill up the car and wander over to get some munchies and I called out to them “Hey guys – this guy just called me a racist?!?” I needed to say no more as all of my mates were of “Asian” (I’m beginning to hate that terminology) descent. Needless to say the fool being served shut his trap.
    Apparently they didn’t have any Nurishment though – maybe the server was a racist?

    • shdc

      I don’t get it. What did he think you said??

      • SunnyD

        I dunno – it must have been my tone? I’m still as confused about it as you are

    • Jackthesmilingblack

      Is “Dunn’s River Nurishment” a soft drink in Britain?
      Jack, the Japan Alps Brit

      • SunnyD

        its a milkshake full of vitamins a favourite of mine from the days of yore when I’d go clubbing for days and nights at a time and “forget” to eat in between crazy encounters…

        • mohdanga

          Explain how a protein shake can be “racist”??

          • James

            Maybe they didn’t have chocolate flavour

          • SunnyD

            I honestly don’t know – I inferred that the guy was calling ME a racist and I suspect it had something to do with the tone of my voice when I called out the question.

          • Jackthesmilingblack

            You can still get Darkie Toothpaste in Malaysia and Singapore.

          • SunnyD

            I love this whacky world, I really do! 😀

  • antoncheckout

    I recall in the early 1990s being at the directorial meeting of an elite arts establishment where there was much headscratching about how to increase the number of BAME recruits. The dogsbody who’d been ordered to do the recruiting said that they had indeed gone out into the highways and byways, and there were suitable people there, but they simply didn’t want to join an institution dedicated to the traditional western arts. They didn’t even apply, they just mainly headed for banking and commerce instead.
    I suggested this showed shrewd acumen on their part, as well as a possible (and understandable) lack of interest in Goethe, Goya, or Granados: but the dogsbody declared solemnly that if they couldn’t recruit more ethnic minorities, ‘nothing will ever improve.’
    The tendentious statement puzzled and amused me at the time, but I later came to realize what depths of social and cultural marxism it revealed.

    • mohdanga

      “Nothing will ever improve”!! Note the plethora of BAME in the following: Beethoven, Mozart, Bach, Chopin, Tchaikovsky, Kipling, Shakespeare, Dickens, Austen, Christie, Hardy, Lewis, all the great painters, etc. These people are deluded.

    • James

      They should worry when there’s no whites left to educate

  • Always_Worth_Saying

    Rod, I think you’ll find diverse Leicester council are boycotting the, oops, Israel. Perhaps write a peice on that?

    • Jackthesmilingblack

      Leicester, now officially over 50% immigrant. Where some 98% of post-graduate students at Leicester University are Chinese. Now I see this as a major plus, as presumably the indigenous population are either too lazy, thick or unmotivated to pursue higer education.
      What I disagree with is forcing these highly educated Chinese to leave as soon as they graduate. What a waste … to Britain.

      • Mary Ann

        If the British weren’t racists the government wouldn’t need to curb immigration.

        • Ivan Ewan

          And when Muslims were raping British children en masse if we’d all kept quiet it would have been fine, right?

          That is your opinion, you’re proud of it, there’s no need to make some mealy-mouthed response.

        • Hybird

          If the British are racists then the government should reflect that in their policies. The wishes of the majority should be respected. That’s democracy.

        • Trailblazer10

          The government has no intention of curbing immigration, just the opposite.

        • Trailblazer10

          Leftist false narrative.

        • mohdanga

          If only!! Then they wouldn’t let anyone in! Sign us up!
          You are a very deluded person. If the British are so racist, why do the poor oppressed “migrants” keep flooding in? Your grandchildren will reap the whirlwind of your stupidity.

          • Andrew Cole

            Her grandchildren will inherit her pad in France.

        • James

          Your quote mad utterly deluded

        • Cyril Sneer

          Congratulations Mary that was a new low for you and that’s going some.

          Can I borrow your post and frame it? Don’t worry we’ll get you to sign it in crayon.

      • Trailblazer10

        They make money from Chinese students. Some Deans and their cohorts trouser vast sums.

        • Jackthesmilingblack

          This is true. However there are certain costs and expenses incurred to the University.

      • EUSSR 4 All!

        But in what subjects? Chinese anthropology?!

    • Anna Bananahammok

      Israel must be devastated.

      • Ivan Ewan

        Thanks for continuing to highlight the vicious anti-Zionism-not-anti-Semitism-honest-guv phenomenon which has been able to operate without the least bit of media scrutiny for a very long time.

  • Bluesman_1

    Whatever happened to “the content of their character”.

  • Trailblazer10

    MLK must be turning in his grave.

  • Joey Joe-Joe Junior Shabadoo

    Fair play to Rod for posting from the future.

  • Business Cat

    I didn’t believe the stat Rod mentioned so off to Google I went…. he’s right.
    28% of the population of Leicester city is Indian.

    ‘White British’ is an ethnic minority.

    • Mary Ann

      72% is not a minority. I have a friend who lives in a French village where half the population are British. People like to live with their friends especially if the locals are hostile.

      • Jambo25

        You also have to add in Pakistanis, Somalis, Afro Caribbeans, Chinese, East Europeans etc etc. Leicester became the first white English minority city some time ago. By the way Leicester is not a village. Its population is going on 340,000.

        • Uzaydan Misafir

          Most of these are from your friends in the Commonwealth. That’s not nearly as bad as those evil Eastern Europeans(around 5% of Leicester)

          • Jambo25

            As someone with Polish and Slovak relatives I’m all in favour of East Europeans.

          • Uzaydan Misafir

            That opinion seems to be very much in the minority in the UK.

            I personally am of the opinion that I much prefer them to the Commonwealth people. It doesn’t really matter though since I’m not British.

          • Jambo25

            This sounds a bit self righteous but I tend to pick and choose who I like and don’t like on a person to person basis though I must admit to probably having a slight, overall preference for East Europeans as they are culturally a bit closer to me than many immigrants from Africa and Asia.

          • James

            Most of the new arrivals are outside of the commonwealth

        • Tamerlane

          Three years ago and you’re being disingenuous it’s mainly down to the Slavs.

      • Business Cat

        45% ‘white british’ based on 2011 census.

      • mohdanga

        The “locals” will be very hostile if the gov’t continues with it’s destructive policy of deliberately replacing the British people with 3rd world ingrates.

      • James

        Indian is one ethnic group what about the numerous others white brits is the minority wake-up

      • Andrew Cole

        You jump straight in and fall on your own stupidity there. 72% is not a minority but where do you make the jump from 28% being Indian to 72% being white British?

        Ridiculous posturing as always.

  • Tom

    We could all take a chance of deciding who this “celebrated pollster” was. And we’d all be right, if only because we know his wife is a lady!

    • Andrew Cole

      It was the pollster that has made a name for himself being a pollster and over the past decade has become quite comfortable as being part of the punditry team rather than just the poll expert.

      The best bit is when Professor Branestawm comes on barely able to contain his glee at giving out the only likely poll to be correct at which point Kellner and his friends can see how good their engineered guesstimates were.

      Hopefully he will crawl off back to his little bunker and work on his techniques and methods of weighting ans keep his mug know nothing face off our screens.

  • Frank

    Bit unfair to Alastair Campbell, he appears to be completely deranged, bit like the other bien-pensants you mention. Do you think that the Guardian journalists ever ask themselves why their views are not shared by more of the public?
    Saw Jon Snow haranguing some poor spokesperson for Hungary on the news the other night – Snow is another who comes across as driven mad by his self-righteousness. Would they have been hermits in another age?

    • Ipsedixit

      Hermits? Brilliant idea.

  • Martin Jennerson

    Some of these people genuinely believe we are progressing towards a post-racial society. Pathetic and delusional. Truly ignorant of human nature. It’s an ahistorical fantasy for idealists, which has become a perfect subterfuge for power-crazed lefties and minority insurgents.

    Tragic all-in-all.

  • Hybird

    ‘You know, the best thing about this election is that within two years Chuka Umunna will be the leader of the Labour party and Sajid Javid the leader of the Conservatives.’

    If that’s the case then UKIP will definitely win the next General Election.

    • Jackthesmilingblack

      Shoo in, right!

    • Uzaydan Misafir

      UKIP are very clear about being anti-racist.

    • Andrew Cole

      If we vote to remain then I can see it not being far from the truth.

  • Jacobi

    While I am the most anti-racist person going, I am getting a bit fed up with a new type of racism hidden within positive discrimination. Consider these figures based on the 2011 survey

    Females in UK are 50.09 %
    Muslims 5%
    Black ( self described ) Ethnics 3%
    ( all based on the 2011 survey , latest )

    Yet if you watch the Telly news for instance, either Beeb or independent stations, reporting females, and these can only be my estimates, are 60%, but coloureds are 20%, Muslims are 10%. And that is the reporters etc. When it comes to background shots of say schools, and crowds round a camera, you name it the figures can be much higher, 20%. And as for coloured females and so on?

    As I have said I am the most naturally non-racist person going but I increasingly resent this
    sort of thing being rammed down my throat!

    • grimm

      What I resent is the way any achievement by white European males is brushed aside as irrelevant. At best it is seen as being due mainly (if not solely) to unfair advantage.

      • Jacobi

        It is racism. Racism against white native Brits and it is immoral.

    • Jackthesmilingblack

      Keep in mind that racist is the modern word for heretic.

      • Jacobi

        Anyone who is a racist, in the modern world, whatever that is, or any other world, is a heretic that is one who denies the special love that God has for each and every one of us.

        • Jackthesmilingblack

          Gimme a break, Jac.

      • Mary Ann

        Not really, heretics can choose to keep their mouths shut if they don’t agree, but we can’t choose our backgrounds, mind you why would anyone decent want to be accepted by small minded racists.

        • MikeF

          True voice of the left – people who don’t follow the line should keep quiet. In this case Jack is quite right – the word ‘racist’ is now a hysterical curseword intended to intimidate into silence those against whom it is directed. It typifies the extent to which the left is now an exercise in authoritarian irrationalism.

        • Andrew Cole

          Ask your French friends who vote for Le Pen.

          • Jackthesmilingblack

            Note how many MSM publications mistakenly write “Marine Le Pen”
            “From the Halls of Montezuma
            To the shores of Tripoli …”

          • EUSSR 4 All!

            What on earth are you on about now?!

          • Andrew Cole

            What is her name then?

    • Sue Smith

      I’m keen to learn more about “self described” and its current legal status. I’m a genius but I’m having trouble convincing others.

      • Jacobi

        Sorry Sue, can’t help not being a lawyer. And genius’ make me nervous being as I am an ordinary bloke who just relies on common sense!

    • Indeed, it comes from the ‘quotas’. The BBC as a whole probably is under represented in the regions and behind camera roles but because they must fill quotas all the regions make space for a front-of-camera position for ‘thier’ quota.

      It is the same on adverts: all companies would have been told the same racist ‘rules’, xyz number of BME in their adverts etc…so they all comply meaning that any set of adverts together gives the impression of 30 or 40% of UK population is BME and 50% of marriages are mixed.

      • Jacobi

        The sad thing is, with a nice guy like me, it just makes me feel a bit peeved.
        With many others it will be counter productive and produce an effect opposite to that intended .
        The sheer stupidity of positive discrimination and the people who push it!

    • hedgemagnet

      God help the young blokes too who’re obsessed with sport, and who want to make it as a presenenter or pundit on the mainstream channels. Their chances seem slim. Any recently arrived Martian tuning in to the radio or telly would have to draw the conclusion that the thing that earthlings know as ‘sport’ is something solely practised by middle-aged women with dyed blond hair!

      • Jacobi

        I am a Ditherer! Can’t help it. Have drifted towards Brexit, maybe back towards
        Briin. The main objective now is to keep 70 million Visa-armed Turks out!

        Cameron being a close toady of the USA and its arms industry, will do everything (as he has been told to ), in or out, to ensure Turkish involvement in Europe.

        But a new factor is emerging. The EU in the sense of Schengen is finished, thanks to Merkel. We will now have two EU camps, and the other intrigues. It is the Bulgars, Romanians, Slovaks, Czechs, Slovenians. Even the Austrians and Italians are now getting a bit fed up. Let’s call it the Plevneliev camp. Surely it is this lot that will keep out not only the Turks but the endless stream of young Muslim men of military age?

        But as well as the visa-armed Turks, let’s remember another problem, if five minutes in my local supermarket means anything. Of the 20% % of apparently non-Brit origin, at least 50% of those were from outside of Europe.

        Discuss!

    • DaviddeAngelis
      • Jacobi

        It’s good. Just come in and switched on the Telly news to see what’s happening in the big bad world – and switched off again. Don’t like things being rammed down my throat!

      • Mike

        Had a look – how very true.

  • Jackthesmilingblack

    Test
    I’m a racist, too. Well according to the black combat uniform Border Force goon at LHR last February. “You’re a racist” he screamed. When the response to my official complaint finally arrived, he denied saying it. I know he’s lying, he knows he’s lying, his colleague standing next to him knows he lying and others nearby know he’s lying. He shouted it loudly enough. But what do you know, birds of a feather lie together.
    This is corruption, namely a criminal act that disadvantages one person to the advantage of another. It is also a conspiracy when two or more persons conspire together in a criminal act to their advantage. Which means you daren’t use these two joker in court when they are under oath, as if they are prepared to lie to their supervision, they may well be willing to perjure themselves.
    The fact that the LHR attack dog suddenly had a psychotic episode is equally concerning, shouting words that literally made no sense. Only a matter of time before a member of the travelling public records something similar and posts it on YouTube so it’s half way round the world before Officer B can file his lying report. Loose cannon just doesn’t come close.
    So these are the people guarding your borders, Britisher pals. Dedicated to letting the wrong people in while keeping the right people out. Said wrong people include male third-world Muslin child rapists. Hardly surprising when you see how many subcontinent Asians are being used as Immigration officers. Muslims helping brother Muslims.
    It was then that I came face-to-face with HMG’s multiculturalism policy. Painfully obvious that mass immigration, particularly of Muslim third worlders (aka multiculturalism) is shaping up to be the blunder of the century. But HMG’s policy is to browbeat any Brit that dares to question this by shouting down and intimidation. “You will suck up multiculturalism Mr. Second Class Citizen and like it”. Well not me. I’ve got options which I’ve exercised.
    Jack, the Japan Alps Brit
    The Daily Mail are on the case to some extent while the BNP are really spelling it out. How about you Spectator? Still sitting on your hands and whistling Dixie?

    • SunnyD

      tell us more

      • Uzaydan Misafir

        UK Border Force is full of Muslims with predictable consequences.

        This is just one of the reasons I don’t trust the Brexiters. They are concerned about white immigration but is happy to embrace Muslims and Asians and Blacks. This is true for all the major parties.

        • I would reduce numbers drastically, down to ‘quota’ levels. I disagree, most Brexiters are very clear on immigration, not just from EU. Or do you mean the politicians etc in favour of Brexit? Yes, all parties are conspicuously on about EU immigration, I’m not worried about the Polish, Hungarians etc, come the Holy War they would be strong allies.

        • Andrew Cole

          No they aren’t You are intentionally misrepresenting the Brexit argument.

          You have reduced it down to race and religion where Brexit makes no such distinction.

          Plain and simple doesn’t matter where you are from, EU, Commonwealth, Rest of the World. We want to be able to choose what skills we admit into the country. Nothing to do with races or religions. Skills and with no discrimination on where you came from although speaking the lingo of the country would more than likely be advantageous no matter what part of the world you are coming from.

          • Uzaydan Misafir


            Mr Farage says his party would establish a migration control commission with a remit to reduce net migration into the UK.

            In
            a keynote speech, he will call for future immigration to focus on
            highly-skilled workers and ‘our friends from the Commonwealth’ as
            opposed to ‘low-skilled, Eastern European migration’.”

            Reduce the number is one thing(and it’s unlikely to happen) but he’s clearly preferring Pakis and Nigerians to White immigrants.

          • monsieur_charlie

            That’s what I worry about with UKIP. Their only MP is on record as saying they want more immigrants from Commonwealth countries rather than from the EU.
            Most people think of the commonwealth as Australia New Zealand and Canada. but there are dozens more black African and Asian countries.

          • Uzaydan Misafir

            Exactly,

            White Anglos are perhaps 3% of the Commonwealth and that’s a generous calculation.

          • Andrew Cole

            No you are choosing to interpret the statement in a way that suits your argument.

            He clearly talks about “low skilled Eastern European migration” and not just “European migration”.

            HE wants to focus on highly skilled workers and in his speeches he has made clear that it is wrong that low skilled workers with skilles we don’t need can just come into the country with no problem when it is a much harder process to get people with the skills we need if they are non EU.

            It isn’t about letting anybody in.
            He is merely pointing out that if we need a skill then we should be able to invite people from the whole world to apply to fill those roles and that we should not be powerless to stop people with no skills from filling the country up.

          • Uzaydan Misafir

            No,
            he is saying high-skilled people AND Commonwealth people. Low-skilled Europeans are to be replaced by Asians and Africans.

          • Andrew Cole

            No you are interpreting it in a way that suits your argument. He is arguing that high skilled people from anywhere.

            He is making the point that at the moment EU citizens have an unfair advantage over people from non EU people and that we should be talking about what skills someone has and do we need those skills and not talking about which country they are from.

          • Uzaydan Misafir

            And yet he mentions the Commonwealth so there goes the notion of neutrality. It’s clear what this is about. He expects people to hear Australia when he means India or Nigeria.

            I see you don’t want to agree so let’s leave it at that. We’ll find out after Brexit anyway…

          • EUSSR 4 All!

            That so-called “Jackthesmilingblack” is of course one of those (actual) loons, that those wet-Tory (and secretly left-wing) journalists and writers on the Speccie (and formerly also on the Torygraph) deliberately keep in order to smear genuine righties.

        • EUSSR 4 All!

          Tell me, how many millions of Bosnians, Albanians, Somalis, Turks, Algerians, Moroccans and Tunisians have Swedish, Danish, Spanish, French, Belgian, Dutch, Bulgarian, Greek and Cypriot identity cards and passports? If these are the “white immigrants” that you are in fact talking about …

          • Uzaydan Misafir

            Have you been to the UK lately? The by far most diverse country in the EU. The only white people you see are either tourists or eastern european workers.

            Case in point: elections in London is between Zac Goldsmith and Sadiq Khan.

          • EUSSR 4 All!

            If anything, the UK needs to restrict immigration from most of the rest of WESTERN Europe … which unfortunately does necessitate a Brexit.

          • Uzaydan Misafir

            You’re proving my point. You embrace African and Muslim immigration but hate White people.

          • Toby

            “hate White people”

            Like the illegal immigrants in Calais, I suppose.

          • Uzaydan Misafir

            They’re not from the Commonwealth.

          • EUSSR 4 All!

            But aren’t you a Turk yourself?!

          • Uzaydan Misafir

            No.

            This is a pseudonym.

          • EUSSR 4 All!

            Yeah, right! Anyway, the United Kingdom doesn’t particularly need “white immigrants” with little English. Personally, I think there should be a 50,000 annual limit of new arrivals from Poland. Some people say Romanian Gypsies should be banned, but other Romanians should not … personally, I don’t see how that can possibly work without breaking all sorts of laws … ditto Western Europeans of non-WE descent in the rest of Western Europe … are you one of the types who belong to one of those Nigel’s “proscribed groups” for the purpose of UKIP membership and applications thereto?!

          • Uzaydan Misafir

            Who said the UK needs immigrants?

            I wonder why it’s fine to have immigrants that are brown or black but not white as long as they belong to the previously subjugated peoples?

          • EUSSR 4 All!

            I said no such a thing … colour and religion are not interchangeable … Bosnians and Albanians are Whites, whether we like it or not, regardless of their religion … forgive me for not sharing your “Pan-White-nationalist” obsession!

          • Uzaydan Misafir

            They are Muslims and therefore disqualified.

            However,
            you’re again proving the point that you prefer the people of the former Empire. People who are mostly brown or black. Mostly Hindu or Muslim.

            It’s your prerogative of course but I fully expect you to not complain about Sadiq Khan’s background.

          • EUSSR 4 All!

            WHERE did I actually say I want to re-open the door of immigration to the “coloured” New Commonwealth … and while you are at it, why don’t we have complete free movement of persons to this Country to another 100+ million of Russians, Ukrainians and Belarusians?! Everyone from those Countries speaks fluent English, I am sure as well! Are you a Polish or Russian interpreter?!

          • Uzaydan Misafir

            If you want to completely close the doors then you’re BNP and you said you’re not when objecting to what you think I am.

            Kippers want the Commonwealth and that’s brown and black.

            Btw, Putin would love Brexit so not sure what you’re trying to say in the last sentence.

          • EUSSR 4 All!

            What does the BNP actually do these days, rather than constant hectoring at UKIP?! (Ironically, joining forces with the SWP and other Trots!) Are the BNP actually a trade-union-controlled indirect and secret Labour front all along?!

          • Toby

            Have you been to other EU countries lately? I suggest, you do.

          • Uzaydan Misafir

            Of course I have. I live in one of the more immigrant friendly countries. It’s nowhere as diverse as Britain. Our politicians want us to be more like Britain. A society where there are Asians, Africans, Hindus and Muslims and they’re all British.

            Here if you can’t trace your lineage at least at couple of hundred years back you’re a foreigner.

            Now back to the programming. London is majority non-white and most of England is soon there. That makes you complain about the white immigrants.

      • Jackthesmilingblack

        What specifically would you like to know?
        I asked Officer A why there were so many non-indigenous Brits functioning as Immigration at Terminal, LHR on 1 Febriary 2016. I assumed it was a linguistic issue, specifically that it was hard to recruit native Brits with the requisite language skills. Officer A seemed on the point of giving a reasoned response when Officer B came rushing over screaming, “How dare you”, “How dare you”. Essentially butting into a private conversation. It all went downhill from there, ending when Officer B essentially went into a psychotic episode, literally making no sense. I repeatred what he had said, but still couldn’t grasp the meaning.
        Then he screamed, “You’re a racist”. Presumably for implying that the Immigation officers were not British, although presumably British passport holders.
        The response to my official complaint was a total whitewash, shot through with self-serving editing and cosmetic rewriting, but the outright lie was denial that “You’re a racist” as ever uttered. I requested

        • I have noted the same thing on the odd occasion I have to use LHR (mostly ‘lesser’ regional airports now). You’ll probably find reason is the make-up of the local population who are applying for the jobs (West London is – estimate – 30/40% ‘brown’) and once in become the lever for family and friends to apply for jobs too.

          The officer’s response is easy to rebut but I find it strange that they would burst into the sort of rant you describe.

          • Jackthesmilingblack

            Well, that’s exactly what happened. Candidate for Anger Management classes or what!
            Not sure if I mentioned this, but both Oficer A and Officer B are Caucasian. I can provide a description of Officer B from the notes I took at the time, but it’s doubtul if Spectator would let it stand.
            A notice posted in the immediate area warned of hard penalties for the verbal or physical abuse of Immigation and Border Force Staff. Isn’t “Entrapment” the word I’m reaching for?

      • EUSSR 4 All!

        And his “real” name is “Nick” as well!

        • SunnyD

          you sure that’s not Telemachus you’re referring to?

          • EUSSR 4 All!

            Telemachus is probably a much older Trot, but who knows!

  • JJD

    Alistair Campbell goes in for some virtue-signalling and gets called out. Nice.

  • Zhang Wei

    The guy in the article photo is a curry munch joe daki that could knock you out with his vindaloo BO. He should eff right off back to Pakilands as a dog born in a stable is still a dog and he doesn’t belong here. He’s a terrorist too.

    • KingEric

      Looks more like an accountant seizing on Leicester City’s coat tails to try and prove he’s not really that dull……at the weekends.

  • Sue Smith

    You know what? Anybody can call me ‘racist’ to try and shut me down but I just don’t care. Sticks and stones…

    • KingEric

      Agreed. Overuse has devalued the power of the word to shut down those who don’t tow the liberal lefty line.

  • Herman_Duca

    Yes, that’s right Rod, it’s metropolitan liberal left who are the real racists, not, and I’m picking a really random example here; Journalists who post actual racist abuse on Millwall FC message boards.

    • rodliddle

      what racist abuse?

      • Herman_Duca

        My apologies Rod, your “account was hacked” wasn’t it? I believe you, I really do.

        • rodliddle

          No, thicko. What racist post? There wasn’t one.

    • Muireach MacGilleChaluim

      Tut, tut, that was just banter. All Rod did was post a comment online complaining that he couldn’t smoke at Auschwitz.

      • Jackthesmilingblack

        Wasn’t there a problem with pick-pockets, too?

        • Muireach MacGilleChaluim

          At Auschwitz?

    • hateignoramus

      As a Jew, I took his crass ‘banter’ about lighting up at auschwitz in good faith. To my knowledge, he has nothing but generally positive things to say about Jews. He earned his right to say a stupid thing now nd then ‘as a joke’ unlike those c*nts on the Jew baiting far left.

      • Herman_Duca

        I wasn’t even talking about that one, there were plenty worse than that.

  • jargee

    For centuries, the whiteman has been accused of racism. The entire world knows of it. But even with that knowledge, coloured people are to abandon their own warm peaceful magnificent geographical tropical masterpieces, to arrive here in their hordes so as to settle in the freezing land, with which Providence had chosen to curse the whiteman!
    Very, very strange indeed!

    • AWoLsco

      “Very, very strange indeed!”

      No. Not strange at all, but conforming to a pattern that has occurred time and time again over millennia.

      Whites are cowardly and easily frightened, especially the womenfolk.
      Given a choice between standing up to an enemy, and running off to a remote place, they’ll make a run for it almost every time and start to rebuild civilisation again, often in remote inhospitable relatively unproductive terrain.
      This they are good at, because their answer to survival doesn’t lie in ferocity, high breeding rate and annihilation of enemies, but in brains, a high degree of co-operation and technical innovation.( possibly as a consequence of late puberty and delayed adulthood and white genes are recessive) .

      In many ways, they are a defective and inferior race.
      Whites used to be all over the world….in N and S America, China and India, but gradually, sometimes dramatically, they were forced to flee or were annihilated…….until…..and hold this thought for a few moments…….all the whites in the world were to be found concentrated in the far western end of Eurasia, hemmed in almost waiting to be annihilated and thrown into the sea by more vigorous, more fecund, warlike races from the east……Mongols and Turkic peoples

      Rather than form up great armies and attempt to take on those enemies head-on, again, the solution lay in running away….this time to sea, starting with the Portuguese, then Spain, France and then England. The invention of the gun helped too of course…. a very white invention… for no longer did you have to get to grips with the enemy but could knock him off at 50-100 yds without getting you precious little paws dirty.

      Whites invent something. Their societies get infiltrated by the rapacious, coloured, uncivilised backward,hordes. who soon imitate and learn the whiteman’s tricks. and then it’s even stevens…….. and then boot him out of his own home and off he goes to some undeveloped wilderness and starts all over again, but along come the brown hordes to serve the meals and mow the lawns….but within a few generations they get jealous of their hosts, lose respect for them and slaughter them.
      The fleeing survivors had a solution in the past …run and.find a safe place.
      This time round there are no safe places left.

      ps . not only that, but white societies get destroyed from the inside, by not having immunity to a tribe that specialises in mimicry and deception to gain control of the command systems of white tribes….thus they get weakened from within …often with fatal consequences.

      So, summing up the white race…..
      Good at making cuckoo clocks and guns, poor-breeding rate, timid, not very good at survival, easily -duped and a whisker away from picking up another Darwin Award to add to their rather extensive collection.

      • RWJetzt

        And the award for the most Jewish post made all year goes to…

        • AWoLsco

          “the most Jewish post made all year goes to”

          Possibly true. I think like them, even though I am not one of them. Many Scotsmen used to think along similar lines, but have now lost their way, having largely renounced Calvinism, which was but a Christian version of judaism……and freemasonry.
          “Aw wad some power, the giftie gie us….tae see oursels, as ithers see us.”

          • Jambo25

            Actually Calvinism can trace its roots back to early Catholic doctrine promulgated by St Augustine. That’s why a Catholic version of near Calvinism (Jansenism) could develop in the 17th century.

          • AWoLsco

            You, to your theories….me, to mine.

          • wasteman

            your obviously a nutter are u from edenham high school, jermain init me
            and sean want to pay u back now u aint hiding behind the teacher sucking
            ya thumb u pussyclat. All your points are pseudo-science dude ur
            mucked up please stay off the internet
            Ur wrong as well the so called
            whites u say run away we dont we fought back against islam we europeans
            fought back against the huns and mongols. Britain conquered most of the world and for you mr hung on race alxenader the great conquered the known world

          • David Preston

            If the Calvinists were so indebted to St Augustine then they would have remained within the fold of the Catholic Church. True. they borrowed heavily from his doctrines on predestination, but essentially Calvinism was a Christianised version of Judaism.

          • Jambo25

            Luther was a Catholic priest but moved outside the Church to found Protestantism. I noted that Calvinism could trace its roots back to the work Of Augustine. I didn’t say it is the same. You can make a case for saying that modern notions of human rights can be traced back to early Medieval Catholic doctrines including some of Thomas Aquinas’s. All that shows is that Catholic doctrines have been important in setting the intellectual framework for subsequent European development.

          • Kennybhoy

            Further back still to Manichaeism. I’m a Pelagian! 🙂

          • Mike

            Very original.

      • Bendys

        Great post, AWoLsco.
        Really sums up the past and the present. Let’s hope that not also the future, although it looks that way.

      • Bokonon

        Ah, but you forget that the advance of science has at last placed at the disposal of the white race the means to completely exterminate their rivals.

      • oldoddjobs

        “good at making cuckoo clocks and guns”

        Oh, you mean the modern world?

    • Cyril Sneer

      I know it’s crazy… we white men have created a society where the whole world wants to move to and leave behind their societies created by non-white people.

      It is very strange indeed.

      Remember though, according to lefties all cultures are the same….

  • boultonzz .

    Unfortunately this sort of thing has been going on for too long. When I worked at Buckingham Palace during my student years, about circa 2008/09, the BBC came round and wanted to pick out people “representative” of the work force. Needless to say the programme, which escapes me, showed 6/8 people working at BP as non white. I can assure you that may be 1/12 was probably non white in the workforce at BP, but we of course must show how far we have come.
    Of course the big elephant in the room being no one asked for all these people to come, or indeed voted for it.

  • lakelander

    Yes, it was Peter Kellner. How we enjoyed his contortions across from Dimbleby on Election Night Special, or whatever it’s called now.

    These people are so much cleverer than we ordinary folk aren’t they?

  • mattghg

    “The former artist formerly known as Prince”

    Oh, that’s good. You must have been saving that one up for a while.

  • Nick

    I’ve been saying this for years,it’s not so much the right wingers who are racist.It’s the liberal far left who are racist beyond reason.

    Why oh why do they always have to bring race,ethnicity or skin colour into a situation?

    Rotten filthy racists.

    • mickey667

      That is probably why everyone down the pub has stopped talking to you.

      • Nick

        I’ve been banned from most of them.

    • Trailblazer10

      The liberal far left includes the Tory administration.

      • Nick

        Yes absolutely.

      • PaD

        Both infiltrated to the hilt by Common Purpose

    • wasteman

      Judge on the character not the color

  • Aquila Acuta

    The lefts’ racism, is the racism of jealous, parasitic underachievers.
    They hate anybody who fight back successfully, who stand up for themselves and who protect their own, and fortunately for them, Jews, will not quietly march into gas chambers ever again.
    How ironic is it that it is exactly these people, who prove, that the existence of Israel is non negotiable.

    • hateignoramus

      Because it is…. None negotiable.

  • Aethelflaed

    Shouldn’t ‘acceptable’ be in inverted commas – because it is true ‘racism’ counting black and white faces.

    Does the man who drove Dr Kelly to his death count the number of white faces in certain parts of Northern Towns? Does he also think the the number of ‘brown’ faces who are charged with rape and assult of young and vulnerable white girls is ‘fantastic’?

    The true face of the Marxists is now coming to the fore, together with their true intent.

    • Das Boot ✓ᵛᵉʳᶦᶠᶦᵉᵈ

      Who’s Miranda Summerfield?

      • Planet Vague

        Some spineless deadbeat, who appears to be a little thick to boot.

      • Chas Grant

        A female impersonator.

      • Bokonon

        A filthy hoor.

    • RightThinkingMan

      A blog post linked to the far-right English Democrats suggested that a group of ‘Muslim men’ had sexually assaulted a woman in Bluewater, Kent. Kent Police faced a plethora of online abuse and in an unusual move released a statement confirming that all 11 suspects were white, non-Muslim males who live in the Kent area. The incident is viewed in isolation and investigations remains ongoing. But it also typifies how far-right groups will exploit stories to demonize Muslims as sexual predators, long after the facts say otherwise.

      • Richard

        Muslims and blacks are way over-represented in rape and crime. To suspect them is, therefore, perfectly natural. If I see lions and a dead kudu, my thoughts will run fairly obviously as to what killed the kudu.

        • RightThinkingMan

          White men are over represennted in the murder of Jews – ask Hitler!

          • Richard

            And Arabs in their murder of indigenous North Africans, and Bantu-speakers in their genocide of the San Bushmen.

            Your point?

          • RightThinkingMan

            A typical mealy mouthed response! When are you going to apologise for the Holocaust? I mean you are part of the group that is over represented in the murder of jews? But then you know all this.

            Tell me – you do know if you go to a redbrick uni, it actually doesn’t count? But you know all this

          • Richard

            Sleep well.

          • RightThinkingMan

            I am at work – you do “work”. Of course you do, you are the security guard or the one of those awful accountancy types

          • Richard

            It’s been a delight engaging with you, but all good things must come to an end. Adieu.

          • RightThinkingMan

            Remember in the morning, you face the prospect of doing your awful little middle mgmt job. The miserable life that makes you a hater and low level bigot. You should have worked harder in life. But then you were a bit thick and very lazy. Perhaps you are Zac Goldsmith!

          • Cyril Sneer

            You mad bro?

          • clampos

            Über-projection from a nobody.

          • Mc

            The guy makes Liddle’s point as someone who shoehorns every observation into agreeing with his logical fallacies.

          • Cyril Sneer

            You must really struggle with life. How on earth do you manage?

        • RightThinkingMan

          here is another white male rapist!

          Dutch man admits he came to the UK to rape a British girl, 12, after meeting her on Facebook

          Steven Van de Velde, 21, admitted coming to the UK to rape 12-year-old girl

          The Dutch man pleaded guilty to three counts of rape against a child today

          Police said he travelled to the UK from Amsterdam after meeting girl online

          By EMMA GLANFIELD FOR MAILONLINE

          PUBLISHED: 17:47, 8 February 2016 | UPDATED: 19:13, 25 April 2016

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          A Dutch man has today admitted travelling to the UK to rape a 12-year-old British girl he met online.

          Steven Van de Velde, of Cornelis De Wittlaan, Den Haag, the Netherlands, flew from Amsterdam to Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, to rape the schoolgirl after meeting her on Facebook.

          Thames Valley Police said he travelled to the UK in August 2014 and immediately met up with the girl near Furzton Lake in the town. He raped her near the lake before again at a nearby property.

          Steven Van de Velde, 21, of Den Haag, the Netherlands, travelled from Amsterdam to Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, to rape the girl, 12. He pleaded guilty to rape at Aylesbury Crown Court today (pictured)

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          Steven Van de Velde, 21, of Den Haag, the Netherlands, travelled from Amsterdam to Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, to rape the girl, 12. He pleaded guilty to rape at Aylesbury Crown Court today (pictured)

          Van de Velde pleaded guilty to three counts of rape against a child at Aylesbury Crown Court today.

          A Thames Valley Police spokesman said: ‘He arrived on Saturday August 2 2014, when he met the victim and raped her near Furzton Lake.

          ‘On the following day he raped her a further time at a property in Milton Keynes before leaving the UK to travel back to the Netherlands.’

          Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3437529/Dutch-man-admits-came-UK-rape-British-girl-12-meeting-Facebook.html#ixzz47WHjiK6t

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          • Richard

            Perhaps you don’t understand the concept of proportionality. If a small group commits as much crime as a larger group, it means more people in the small group commit such crime. That notion is called over-representedness.

            The point is not that only Muslims and blacks commit these crimes but that they do so way out of proportion (there that word again) to their population size.

            But you know all this.

          • RightThinkingMan

            Ah – you do know that white men like are responsible for murder of more people than any other group.? How many did you white men kill in the Holocaust? But then you know this. Go on, take a long look at the GCSEs that you have lovingly framed on your wall.

  • mickey667

    Ahem Ahem. Self awareness Much Rod?

    “Why are they so obsessed” – All you ever do is write articles about people with brown skin and women.

    “And then it dawned on me…

    • hateignoramus

      Dawned on me too. I think he likes taking the pi55 out of them for it.

  • oldoddjobs

    Libruls R da real raycists!! We R all 1 human ppl, ppl! Good on u Rod, U sho them that race is not real no not ever and don’t think bout race or else U R bad

    • wasteman

      Race is real dumbass edenham psychopath watch

  • Muireach MacGilleChaluim

    When he looked at Chuka and Sajid he did not see two talented and personable politicians.

    Who does?

  • Das Boot ✓ᵛᵉʳᶦᶠᶦᵉᵈ

    Something I’ve always wondered – when, exactly did the Right abandon anti-Semitism and why?

    • British Patriot ✓ᵛᵉʳᶦᶠᶦᵉᵈ

      They sold out sometime in the late 1950s apparently.

  • David Preston

    Confronted with Peter Kellner it is easy to fall into the trap of anti-semitism. The Jewish Question is a real one. My own personal belief is that the hand of God does indeed rest upon the Jews, they are the bearers of His Name throughout the course of human history. In that sense they are most certainly a people chosen by God. All attempts to remove them from history will ALWAYS fail. But they are a separate and distinct people and must be regarded as such, definitely not ‘just the same as the rest of us’. Where the Jews are concerned I believe that three policies must always be firmly in place: 1) They must be given a very high level of protection by the state from all those who seek to harm them 2) They should be under no obligation whatsoever to ‘fit in’ with the rest of society…Jews must be allowed to be Jewish 3) Their role in public life should be very carefully circumscribed, in order to make sure that they do not gain excessive power, let alone mastery, over the wider society.

    • hateignoramus

      A kind of half kind post, half mental.

      Very confused. You like us but definitely scared of us.

    • Mary Ann

      Jews must be given the same level of protection as everyone else and they must give to others the same protection that they expect for themselves, just as everyone must do.

  • geyien

    Leftists are mostly those from comfortable backgrounds who feel guilty about their own good fortune, coupled with suspicions of deep-seated racism and homophobia, and so try to over-compensate for all of this by loudly championing “causes” that don’t really affect them personally but seem fashionable and soothe their consciences.

    Their patron saint is Emma Thompson.

  • RightThinkingMan

    A blog post linked to the far-right English Democrats suggested that a group of ‘Muslim men’ had sexually assaulted a woman in Bluewater, Kent. Kent Police faced a plethora of online abuse and in an unusual move released a statement confirming that all 11 suspects were white, non-Muslim males who live in the Kent area. The incident is viewed in isolation and investigations remains ongoing. But it also typifies how far-right groups will exploit stories to demonize Muslims as sexual predators, long after the facts say otherwise.

    • RightThinkingMan

      What nothing on white men gang raping a lady?!

    • Johnny Foreigner ✓ Very angry

      ‘A blog post linked…’ Linked? What a fugging moron you are? How big was the audience of the ‘linked’ blog post, O moronic one? How much of the Internet did you have to scour to find your expose?

      • Mary Ann

        It wasn’t difficult to find the story about Muslims being blamed for the rape.
        https://steveunclesenglishdemocrats.org/2016/04/20/seven-muslim-men-rape-young-woman-in-bluewater-carpark-in-kent/

        It wasn’t difficult to find I googled it.

        • Johnny Foreigner ✓ Very angry

          It has more to do with credibility of source, rather than locating the source, you do get that, tell me you get that Mary, please?

          • Mary Ann

            So why did the Kent police have to say that the people who were arrested were not Muslims, if it were getting no credence it would not have been necessary.

          • RightThinkingMan

            It only has credence in the minds of bigots like you??!! When I hear or rape, I assume it is a white man – or is that bigoted?

          • sebastian2

            Bigoted? Not sure. “White man.”? “assume”? Sounds more like prejudice to me ……… with a bit of sexism thrown in.

          • Cyril Sneer

            It’s bigoted and you’re a bigot.

    • sebastian2

      Absolutely correct. It is outrageous to demonise mohammedans for rape and sexual offences. It would be a gross infringement on their sublime ability to demonise themselves. It’s patronising bordering on the islamophobic to think they need any kind of extra demonising help from us.

      They’re doing their own brilliant job.

      • Richard

        Your reply is not likely to be understood by the MENSA candidate to whom you are replying.

        • sebastian2

          Do you always write in the passive voice?………. Interesting.

        • RightThinkingMan

          Well – I did go to Oxbridge and you didn’t. I stand corrected, you were the bus driver.

          • Richard

            Who needs Leftie Oxbridge to verify his worth? Only a desperate person tells you where he went to university to make you think more highly of him.

            “The rank is but the guinea’s stamp, The Man’s the gowd for a’ that”: surely as a Leftie you don’t need a toff university to open doors?

          • RightThinkingMan

            Oh bitter are we?! I love your bitterness, you sheer ludicrous self pity. For a start, I am right wing. I just don’t equate low taxes, capitalism, self reliance, limited govt with hating someone who has different colour from me or religion. Thankfully bigots like you can piss off to UKIP given you are too dim for the EDL

    • Cyril Sneer

      The ‘far right’ doesn’t need to do that – the muzzies have managed to demonise themselves as sexual predators without the help of anyone but the Labour party.

      • RightThinkingMan

        Ha! I notice you don’t care about the lady who was raped by men like you – ie white and dim. Not a peep. Not a word. I would say you are a hypocrite but then your GCSE didn’t go that far.

  • Fairly Educated Scot

    “Arsenal, Spurs and Chelsea and even my much smaller club, Millwall, have loads of black and minority ethnic supporters.”
    But (using your own logic) why had you even noticed the number if ethnic minority supporters Rod, if you were as colour blind as you claim you wouldn’t have noticed surely?
    Or is it only bad to count and say it’s a good thing there are a representative number of ethnic minorities if you’re left wing, completely fine if you’re a journalist working for the tax exile Barclay brothers?

  • Jay Igaboo

    On the subject of Black faces in crowds, has anyone noticed the almost complete lack of Black faces at pop concerts by White artists, or the paucity of black faces in the photograph of the vast crowd thronging the Mall that was on the front page of every newspaper reporting on the Queens’s Jubilee?
    I wonder if Campbell noticed not only the Black faces he was so happy to see at Leiceister, but also the massive over-representation of Black faces in the London riots?
    No doubt, in his twisted mind that would also be as good, if not a better thing, the oppressed sticking it to The Man, as long as The Man wasn’t Alistair Campbell.
    It was not always so–the concert thing it would be understandable if there was no White artist capable of producing anything that the Black ear could enjoy, but it’s not, it’s a kind of racist brain-washing combined with peer pressure that it’s uncool to like a White performer,
    I remember about 15 years ago when YouTube was young, I had made up my first playlists, which were ethnically very diverse, rock’n’roll,lots of Latin American dance music, opera, country, anything in fact if it hits me ear right, I don’t care who’s performing it.
    One playlist was of Jim Reeves, and a lot of the posts were from Black East Africans, often the tenor would be praising his voice and recalling nostalgically how “my mother used to listen to this whenever it came on the radio in Kenya.”
    Many Black Kenyans are still fond of country music, whereas American and European Blacks wouldn’t be seen dead at an opera, rock concert or country concert by a White musicianor musicians,
    Possibly because, rightly or wrongly, they may have feared dead at one in the US of 70 years ago, but mostly I think it is a general hostility in their community towards any identification with things White.
    I was watching a clip of Johnny Cash singing ” Sooner or Later God Will Cut You Down” and one poster had written ” FFS, am I the ONLY Black man who thinks this is brilliant”.

    For anyone who doubts my remark about Kenya, here’s a clip of the rich-voiced and gentlemanly Elvis Otieno being interviewed on Kenya television about his album of country songs.
    The gal doing the interview is no hardship to look at either!

    http://priceonomics.com/the-african-elvis/

    • Leon Wolfeson

      So you were a copyright scofflaw, right

  • hateignoramus

    Youre just wonderful in every way, Rod. Due to you not conforming to the self selecting, narrow, ideologically driven bunch of public school educated ex trots in the media, we never get to see you on TV (other than for those occasions SW1 needs someone of the lower orders to point and laugh at), so you’re a liberation to read. Thanks very much.

  • Richard

    I have come to the conclusion – regrettably – that the media and places where people can voice their opinions, in the UK, are like corpses that break wind and sigh, as the air leaves their systems. All this chatter cannot re-animate Britain. It committed suicide long, long ago.

    • Vieuxceps2

      No,no external enemies needed. England died of PC leftwingery,inflicted on us by our marxist socialist intelligentsia and their stormtroopers,the mighty army of immigrants that they brought in to disable our historic self-reliance and love of freedom.England is now run for the benefit of the newcomers,as is only right when they give such support to their lefty masters.

  • Duke Amir Often

    “He was counting non-white faces. A bit like my mum used to do when she came up to visit me in London”

    This explains a lot.

    “my … club, Millwall”

    And this.

    “Why can these people not be persuaded to see beyond their own narrow obsessions?”

    Hippy.

    • Jackthesmilingblack

      “I don’t like Darkies”
      And they call me a racist. That’s Border Force at LHR. Being called a racist by a Gestapo uniformed goon: Irony, we hardly knew thee. So watch out for Adolph, the Terminal 5 attack dog.
      And then deny in writing that it was said. I know Officer B is a liar, he knows he’s a liar, his colleague Officer A knows he’s a liar. And anyway, what’s the big deal about calling someone a racist? Racism goes through Britain like Blackpool through rock. I’ve been called a lot worse by the sad, deranged loonies that roam these pages. Guard at a Japanese WWII PoW camp was my all-time favourite.
      It’s the cover up that gets um in the end… Every time.
      Jack, the Japan Alps Brit

  • Socialism; still killing society – white people with a potential to garner wealth the priority.

  • Richard

    Interesting how over-represented BMEs are in crime statistics: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/statistics-on-race-and-the-criminal-justice-system-2012

  • Inverse racism is self harming. We need a Trump here to remind us we are actually British.Or most of us as yet.

  • Richard

    Soon it will be outlawed. London’s new mayor might have some thoughts on the matter.

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