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    Why can’t racist idiots at least learn English?


    by Sunny
    8th April, 2010 at 9:28 am    

    On the BNP Twitter page, they can’t even spell the name of the country they’re trying to defend.


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    10. Radical Muslim :: Obama 007 - It’s Getting Sillier :: April :: 2010

      [...] force becoming all white again, not that thats a surprise. On the other hand I learn that the BNP can’t spell, not that thats a surprise since it’s no secret they’re a bunch of idiots! [...]




    1. Ravi Naik — on 8th April, 2010 at 9:43 am  

      Here is the corresponding effect in the US.

    2. Mike Grant — on 8th April, 2010 at 9:46 am  

      I’m beyond amazed that they even managed to form a sentence, to be honest.

    3. Richard Szenk — on 8th April, 2010 at 10:20 am  

      I am beyond amazed that this website actually thinks that this is newsworthy? A simple spelling mistake, I’m quite surprised that other people visit this website, to be honest.

    4. Ros — on 8th April, 2010 at 10:24 am  

      Come,come- couldn’t the spelling ‘Britian’ be just a typo?

    5. Abu Faris — on 8th April, 2010 at 10:58 am  

      Can I just point out that “Great Britain” is NOT the name of a country - it is the name of the largest island in an archipelago that lies to the north of France.

      The name of the country of which Great Britain forms part is the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

    6. platinum786 — on 8th April, 2010 at 11:01 am  

      lol, total flops.

    7. Abu Faris — on 8th April, 2010 at 11:13 am  

      I point this out not to be pedantic but to point out that the BNP have effectively ruled out from their campaign to secure a future (of mass illiteracy) the people of Northern Ireland.

      Given the BNP’s links with fascist Orange groups, this will come as a bit of a shock in Ulster - or Ultser, as doubtless the brain dead of Herr Griffin’s horde would have it.

      Bey Enn Pay - Null points.

    8. KJB — on 8th April, 2010 at 12:02 pm  

      Out of a rich seam of comedy gold, I must select my favourite:

      their campaign to secure a future (of mass illiteracy)

      Abu Faris, I think I love you.

    9. Abu Faris — on 8th April, 2010 at 12:27 pm  

      What next, Nordic pagan Nazi preverbal types declare they worship the high god Onan?

      Oh, wait…

    10. Hakeem — on 8th April, 2010 at 1:06 pm  

      I was standing opposite a BNP demo outside the Brunei Gallery in Russell Square in the summer of 2003. (An aside: SOAS is the wrong place to hold right-wing demo.) Anyway, our enemies suddenly burst into “God Save the Queen” but realised after the third line that they didn’t know the words! Good times…

    11. Sunny — on 8th April, 2010 at 1:34 pm  

      lol Hakeem…

    12. Mangles — on 8th April, 2010 at 2:41 pm  

      Abu Faris your inputs above HILAROUIS- lovin it.

      Hakeem - so funny. But did some of them actually know all the first three lines?

      Rab rakha!

    13. damon — on 8th April, 2010 at 6:21 pm  

      Slagging the BNP is such a laugh and so easy.

      I went out to this far distant suburb of Dublin today, to where this poor kid was murdered on friday.
      http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/ireland/2010/0405/1224267706986.html

      I went out there on the bus just to see what kind of place it was.
      In Dublin at the moment there is no organisd racist movement - but quite a bit of animosity towards the new multi-racial/cultural society.
      And plenty of support of it too I hope.

      http://www.wsm.ie/content/dublin-rally-memory-toyosi-shittabey

      I think the new multi-culturalism in Ireland is too big an issue for the general public to be able to discuss in a rational way.
      Any discussion of it seems to swing between the Socialist Worker kind of view and that of unreconstructed racists.

    14. Dalbir — on 8th April, 2010 at 6:44 pm  

      Being a working class lad myself, I would say there is some point to the fact that few of my white peers have scant regard or interest in learning formal English nor do they seem interested in preserving other aspects of British culture such as the cuisine, dance, folk music etc. Seeing as much of the root support of BNPesque thought stems from this quarter they seem to be either confused as hell or quite hypocritical in the position they espouse.

      My two cents.

      PS - I know my English is pretty mediocre but at least I try.

    15. chairwoman — on 8th April, 2010 at 6:53 pm  

      Dalbir - What you have described is their British culture.

      I am beinng neither ironic nor sarcastic.

      There’s a whole branch of the WWC whose idea of British culture consists of football, fry-ups, getting drunk, fighting and not educating themselves.

      It is, sadly, a long way from ‘The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists’ and Workers’ Education!

    16. Dalbir — on 8th April, 2010 at 6:58 pm  

      There’s a whole branch of the WWC whose idea of British culture consists of football, fry-ups, getting drunk, fighting and not educating themselves.

      I know some of these guys quite well. Sometimes they can be quite amusing/interesting in their own strange way. But maybe that’s just the amateur anthropologist in me speaking?

    17. earwicga — on 8th April, 2010 at 7:16 pm  

      chairwoman - I think it depends on the education available. I was reading this last night http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/education/8607014.stm and despaired tbh. Yes, young people if they are able to learn, train or work should be doing so and these avenues should be available. But Holland offers financial student support in the form of grants to HE students and the UK does not. I seriously wonder if it is the best thing to advise my children to go to university and then begin their adult life with tens of thousands of pounds of debt. Further education is funded poorly and there are always waiting lists for many types of courses. So what are these ‘neets’ to do?

    18. Don — on 8th April, 2010 at 7:19 pm  

      Nothing wrong with a fry-up. Apart obviously from a nutritional point of view. And the cholesterol.

    19. damon — on 8th April, 2010 at 7:29 pm  

      Dalbil and Chairwoman. I think you are missing some aspect of what working class culture includes.

      It includes those things you both have just despaired at.

      Roddy Doyle was fated for his depictions of the Dublin working class in his books and films, like The Commitments.
      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o_aO9pv0Y7I

      That culture usually doesn’t care so much for it’s own
      litrature and cuisine.
      Unless you count ”curry chips” as a local cuisine.

      The culture is alive and well- but it is often a bit insular and miserable - or so it seems if you go into pubs in the daytime or early evening.

      Dalbir - I think your caricature of this part of the working class has some accuracy, but at the same time, spending some time with these WWC type taxi drivers and unemployed midle aged men, it seems that your caricature is very harsh and unkind too.

      Yes, they are like that. But what do you expect?
      For them to be miraculously different?

    20. Rumbold — on 8th April, 2010 at 8:16 pm  

      Hahaha Sunny.

    21. Trofim — on 8th April, 2010 at 8:25 pm  

      damon@13

      I well remember a member of the SWP telling me that Irish people could not be racist, because racism was characteristic only of countries which had a colonialist/imperialist past, so Ireland was exempt. These were the maddest days of multiculturalism, when we were told at diversity training that Irish were black, because they were the victims of colonialism. I’ve not seen him for some time to canvass his views.

    22. Dan — on 8th April, 2010 at 8:49 pm  

      It’s hard-hitting comment like this that will bring the BNP down, that’s for certain.

      P.S. You’ve spelt ‘server’ as ‘sever’ in the post about your virus problem.

    23. Dalbir — on 8th April, 2010 at 9:12 pm  

      Dalbir – I think your caricature of this part of the working class has some accuracy, but at the same time, spending some time with these WWC type taxi drivers and unemployed midle aged men, it seems that your caricature is very harsh and unkind too.

      Yes, they are like that. But what do you expect?
      For them to be miraculously different?

      I think something I could never fully express to many of you here is the fact that I don’t see these guys and women through a middle class lens.

      None of these guys are taxi drivers or unemployed btw, they hold more physical vocations, mainly in construction. Much like 95% odd of my family in the generation before me.

      Truth is that I’m probably kinder to them than most middle class whites would be. They would never (I imagine), dream of sitting with them and having a pint (or six).

      But there are frequently behavioural issues with yobbishness and racism though. Especially when the drinks been flowing. One thing I can’t get my head around is the nazi salute thing? They are proud to be English but have no problems with doing the salute of what I thought was their historically traditional enemy? WTF? And the open abuse of the Irish is another strange one. To their credit the Irish folk look on bemused and don’t take the bait. I guess they get their own back when the occasional Irish band, singing rebel songs, turns up.

      Fascinating stuff and an occasional laugh at times.

    24. Abu Faris — on 8th April, 2010 at 10:02 pm  

      The BNP’s fear and loathing of all matters literate is now near legendary - but this must take the biscuit:

      Quoth Jack Lewis, in an item entitled A Christian Case for Voting BNP:

      We have seen how previous Governments over the previous 40 years and New Labour, over the last 10 years, set up a whole raft of immoral and anti-Christian laws and regulations. Christianity is no longer a sacrosanct way of life. We have a Government that is obsessed with homosexually and political correctness and would like to teach children as young as seven what anal and aural sex is under the guise of ‘sex education’.

      http://www.premiercommunity.org.uk/forum/topics/a-christian-case-for-voting

      Eh?????

      H/T Richard James

    25. KJB — on 8th April, 2010 at 10:09 pm  

      @ AF:

      Sounds like Jack Lee could use some sex education himself! For some reason I now have a vision of someone trying to have sex with someone else’s aura… hahahaha.

    26. David Brinegar — on 9th April, 2010 at 12:49 am  

      The Republican Party in my country has the same problem only their much bigger.

    27. Trofim — on 9th April, 2010 at 7:48 am  

      KJB @ 25
      I think you mean Jack “Lewis”

      David Brinegar @ 26

      I think you mean “they’re”.

      I always like to help people with their spelling.

    28. Abdul Abulbul Emir — on 9th April, 2010 at 10:53 am  

      Mrs A says

      This is what makes the BNP such a great movement Abdul.

      It’s precisely because so many are the product of Labour Luvvie Duvvie dumbed down education that they can’t spell.

      Add to that the millions of cut price immigrants brought in to replace the ill educated spawn of Leftist education policies…

      It would be a wonder if there weren’t a BNP wouldn’t it Abdul ?

      I have to agree with Mrs A on this one.

      Peace.

    29. damon — on 9th April, 2010 at 11:22 am  

      Dalbir - if you’re talking about guys who give nazi salutes then they are of a different order.
      Unless they are just doing it thinking it’s ironic or funny, in the way that English football fans thought it was funny to go to the world cup in Germany and make so manny WW2 references.

      The Irish most certainly can be racist - as is seen now that there is such a large foreign born population here. And one of the reasons there is this low level mumbling of disatisfaction and racism (I think) is the way that any discussion of such issues of the new multi-culturalism are (it seems) controled by well meaning anti-racists, but being unable to answer some questions satisfactorily, will turn to accusations of a person being racist (which they sometimes are).

      This can be seen almost daily on the Irish political website called ”Politics ie”.

      This Irish woman of Israeli origin seems to get much right, but also leaves out so much too, and I feel that while she is right, she’s way out ahead of average Irish people on such and issue.
      http://www.ronitlentin.net/2010/04/09/when-is-racism-not-racism/

      For example. The ”village” where this boy was killed is a new estate ten miles from the city center of Dublin, and it is said that 50% of the households are non Irish origionally.
      I went there yesterday and it is really well built and I would say that the houses must be very expensive.
      There is loads of parking for everyone and much of it looks like the TV programme Brookside.

      So of course you get people asking ”How do those asylum seekers from Nigeria be getting to live in them nice houses?”

      And I’d really like to know myself, but this kind of information is difficult to find.
      I am thinking that many people living in that village might be in a buy-to-let house, with in some cases, the local authority renting the house off the home owner and using it as social housing.
      There was massive overbuilding of the number of houses during the 1990′s boom and I would guess that some owners will take what ever they can get for their houses. And if that means letting to the council, then that’s what they’ll do.

      I’m guessing that’s why the outer suburbs of west Dublin have such high numbers of ”New Irish” people living out there.

      This is from Irish television from a couple of years ago. It’s really worth a watch. A bit OT I know, but this is the sort of thing BNP types would be quick to pick up on.
      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uUUD7MqxmxE&feature=PlayList&p=D85EA10534EC8D4C&playnext_from=PL&playnext=1&index=76

    30. Abu Faris — on 9th April, 2010 at 4:55 pm  

      BNP members are not simply challenged by spelling:

      Israel is pressuring America to assist it in attacking Israel using conventional weapons.

      As Lee J Barnes, BNP, asserted quite recently.

      D’oh!

    31. Abu Faris — on 9th April, 2010 at 6:30 pm  

      Breathlessly, Barnes the Dolt continues, patently unaware of what an arse he has already made of himself:

      If the US does not assist Israel then Israel will use its nukes.

      Against itself???

    32. Dalbir — on 9th April, 2010 at 7:15 pm  

      The Irish most certainly can be racist – as is seen now that there is such a large foreign born population here.

      Any people can be racist Damon, the point is whether a society as a whole has enough people within who actively want such attitudes to be the normative statement reflecting them?

      If globalisation truly takes place, you can bet many other communities (including nonwhite ones) will have to make choices in the above regard.

    33. damon — on 9th April, 2010 at 8:44 pm  

      Dalbir - what do you make of this Green Party chap over on Liberal Conspiracy?
      http://liberalconspiracy.org/2010/04/09/responding-to-the-bnps-claims-in-peckham/

      Does he sound a bit wet behind the ears or what?

      Of course inner-city neighbourhoods like Bermondsey will become like Peckham or East Ham over time.
      What’s his problem?
      They are poor neighborhoods from the start, which then attract other poor people.
      People often with more of a group dynamic and desire to get on than the people they are replacing.

    34. KJB — on 9th April, 2010 at 10:50 pm  

      Trofim - Ta! Getting a name wrong isn’t quite the same thing as misspelling it, though *tips hat*.

    35. Dalbir — on 10th April, 2010 at 5:07 pm  

      Damon@33

      If there us anywhere in London that will lap up BNPism, it would be Bermondsey. It has been a stronghold of the NF for as long as I can remember.

    36. damon — on 10th April, 2010 at 7:32 pm  

      That’s not quite what I meant Dalbir. I meant more about the guy from the Green Party saying what he said.

      Like it or not, a lot of people are unhappy with the way that Peckham has developed in the past decade, and the most visible change is the growth in West African churches, nail bars, hairdressers and food shops.

      I thought the ”Like it or not” part was accurate, but it’s not often you hear someone from the left saying such a thing.

      It raises the idea of people having a choice - or having some legitimate grievances about the way inner city neighbourhoods have developed - as far as immigration goes.

    37. Dalbir — on 10th April, 2010 at 8:54 pm  

      I understand now Damon. Personally I have no real problem with ‘choice’ but the truth is that the underlying reasons for people’s ‘choices’ can be very…. err….evil minded.

      So what does this choice mean at ground level then? That we have demarcated white only areas, mixed areas and nonwhite areas? Whose going to police this then?

      Lets not piss about here, yes, I know that there are white people who do not like living with ethnics. This includes people from both the working and middle classes. Thing with change though, is that it can’t always be carefully controlled and personally I feel such things are inevitable in a dynamic world. I wonder if the alternative would lead to plain stagnation?

      I’m off for a few swift ones myself now. I’ll be rubbing shoulders with black, white, yellow, brown, rich, poor and I’m not really being bothered about it unless someone wants to purposefully antagonise me for some reason.

      At the risk of sounding up my own jacksy, there is some merit in that position.

      Ultimately though, I think the issue you are skirting is one of community boundaries and I have an idea that no consensus will ever be formally reached on that matter. Within each community itself, you’ll have people supporting polar opposite positions in regard to this.

    38. V — on 11th April, 2010 at 11:57 am  

      It’s ironic that half the “LOL BNP ARE IDIOTS” type comments here contain “spelling errors”. Thing is I’m not horribly biased so I assume that in the case of both the BNP Twitter page and the rather erroneous spelling of many commenters, it is a case of mere typos.

    39. Abu Faris — on 11th April, 2010 at 12:08 pm  

      A shame you appear to have that aversion to punctuation so common amongst BNP idiots, V.

    40. damon — on 11th April, 2010 at 4:26 pm  

      ”Evil minded” is one way of putting it Dalbir - and it’s not that I’m disagreeing with what you say too much. Of course there can never be any demarcations on the ground as you put it.

      But people can and do have preferences for the kind of neighbourhood that they want to live in.
      And the extreme diversity (and poverty) of Newham is not everyone’s ideal.

      Ethnic minority people often have preferences for living together when they are new to a country - and then tend to move out into the wider community as time moves on and they become more established.

      Laughing at the BNP is like shooting fish in a barrel and is something that doesn’t interest me that much.
      And I wouldn’t really want to tar any particular community - like the WWC of Bermondsey as being particularly prone to backward ideas - as you know what is said about ‘casting stones’.

      There’s a lot of backward thinking all over the place - and in place like Newham it isn’t necessarily you (Dalbir) who might be the one to get a bit of antagonising from some ejits about something.

      I was at this march in Dublin for the murdered schoolboy yesterday.
      http://www.demotix.com/news/298393/rally-memory-toyosi-shittabey

      Very uplifting, but only people of African origin and white Irish were on it. Even though he was a muslim lad, the muslim community who go to mosque on a friday in their several hundreds, were visibly absent.

      Or at least muslims who are of middle eastern and north African origin, who make up the greater majority of people attending friday prayers.

      I guess it was a kith and kin thing.
      No South Asian or Chinese people were on it in any numbers either. Which is a pity I thought.

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