UKIP and their idea of culture

 

 

> I could envisage a scenario where, should UKIP actually start to look like a real power in the land, dirty deals would be done in the background, Farrage would be deposed and a far more extreme right wing and even nastier party would emerge.

Guy Debord's Cat

I’ve just returned home to find this UKIP election leaflet on my door mat.

Policies for Brain-dead People Policies for Brain-dead People. But a UKIP government? Isn’t that wishful thinking?

My eyes were drawn to the section marked “culture” and nowhere does it mention the word ‘art’. Instead, we are treated to a list of things, which have little or no relevance to culture.

At the top of the list is this predictable pronouncement:

UKIP recognises and values an overarching, unifying British culture, which is open and inclusive to anyone who wishes to identify with Britain and British values, regardless of their ethnic or religious background.

Two questions – and these are questions that I’ve posed to white nationalists when they bleat about “British culture”: what is British culture and what are British values? Readers, I have to tell you that I have yet to receive an answer. All I get for my trouble…

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