Nick Griffin’s Most Excellent Adventure

I think its well established that far-right political parties have quite a bit of ‘previous form’ when it comes to taking a rather revisionist view of history. Usually this takes the form of Holocaust Denial and ‘Hitler was just a bit misunderstood’ but if you look closely enough […]

Sunset Boulevard

Can someone please remind me which political party Frank Field MP is member of? (rhetorical) Or perhaps remind Frank, as he seems to be more than a bit confused of late, is his latest missive on Comment is Free is anything to go by. A successful terrorist attack […]

Helena Kennedy’s Most Excellent Adventure…

With all the fuss about Holocaust denial, should we now start worrying about the possibility of English Civil War denial? Despite being the world’s oldest democracy, the UK has never had a revolution – no great rising of the people demanding the overthrow of the established order.  I […]

The Price of Religious Homophobia

Okay, so Sunday’s story in the Independent about Ruth Kelly and the Maximum Tone trying to backslide on the introduction of the Equality Act Sexual Orientation Regulations in England & Wales and slip in a last minute exemption for Catholic Adoption Agencies is hardly a surprise (it is, […]

Mystic Nadine has amnesia…

Remember Mystic Nadine? You know, Nadine Dorries, the Tory MP for Mid-Bedfordshire, who had me in stitches with her hilariously bad grasp of statistics only a touch over a week or so. Well, Nadine’s back and this time its amnesia… Simon Mayo: Did you vote for the control […]