HOW TO DEFEAT THE FAR RIGHT
Everyone makes stupid mistakes when they’re a teenager. It just so happens that mine was posing for a photograph with Nick Griffin, leader of the BNP.
I should clarify: this wasn’t some poorly-judged ‘celebrity’ snap. At the time of the picture, I was a fully paid-up member of the BNP. As an 18-year-old, I was being put forward as a ‘rising star’ of the party and a potential bridge to the younger generation. I’d even spoken at their EU grouping’s conference.
It wasn’t long after that when I realised my serious error of judgement. It had gradually become clear to me that much...
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