A FIGHTBACK is starting against the ‘anti-racism’ protesters who have brought mayhem to Britain for the past few weeks.
In an appeal in the Spectator magazine, citizens from all walks of life have united to urge the country to speak out and expose the lies that are being foisted on us following the death of George Floyd.
Although they do not specifically mention Black Lives Matter, they condemn ‘activists, corporations and institutions’ for exploiting Floyd’s death.
And in another significant development, the football world looks to be backtracking on unquestioning support for BLM.
In the Spectator article, the signatories say: ‘We are all being divided by tactics and narratives many of us know to be untrue … free speech is being eroded by a McCarthyite culture of conformity in which to question the new dogma means to risk one’s livelihood and reputation.
‘We reject the proposition that the UK is inherently racist in 2020, with racial prejudice embedded into our educational, cultural and legal institutions.’
They also attack the ‘moral cowardice’ of political and cultural institutions which refuse to speak out in defence of tolerant citizens.
You can see the Spectator article here, with advice on how to back the campaign. The Conservative Woman is giving it its support.
The football backlash came on Tuesday night, as Sky Sports pundits Jamie Redknapp and Patrice Evra ditched their BLM badges, along with host Kelly Cates and commentator Gary Neville when they went on air.
The move followed a series of tweets by the UK branch of BLM which criticised Israel and called on the Government to ‘defund the police’.
The league has now made clear it ‘does not endorse any political organisation or movement, nor support any group that calls for violence or condones illegal activity.’ Top-flight club captains are reportedly considering whether to make a public statement on the issue. …