Poofs, pikeys and Enoch Powell
Read Mick Hume's columns on free speech in The Times (London).
Tuesday 6 November
‘Enoch Powell was not right about immigration. But it is wrong to hound out a Conservative candidate for suggesting that he was. Whatever the parties think about immigration, honesty is the best policy and free speech the way to protect a free society. Which is why, as an old libertarian Marxist who supports open borders, I disagree with the attempt to close down the debate…’
Friday 9 November
‘Excuse me, but may I call you a big poof? Officially, it depends; the rules on which words are taboo can swing both ways these days. No wonder we are so confused about our textuality…’
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