Thursday, March 27

Shock horror! Racist homophobe turns down UKIP seat!

Spend a little time with the average u-kipper and they will invariably try and persuade you that they're not all Johnny foreigner hating loons. Some of them even like to describe UKIP as being a libertarian, 'eurorealist' party.

But, as UKIPwatcher has seen, scrape the UKIP fa├žade and you find racism, homophobia, sexism and appalling bigotry.

The latest example is the farce over Sean Gabb, who spoke at a UKIP rally in Exeter on 8th March and was invited to another rally in Morecambe this Saturday, only to have the invitation withdrawn when some U-kippers took umbrage at his unique brand of 'libertarianism'.

Sean Gabb is the director of the Libertarian Alliance (this is ironic naming in the same way that the hard-right anti-immigration organisation set up by the McWhirter brothers calls itself the Freedom Association). He alleges (and this has not been denied by UKIP) that during the conference he was approached by a "(sic) senior person in UKIP… and asked if I would like to stand in the European elections…with a position on the party list that would give me some chance of being elected".

All seemingly normal UKIP activity, as the party is always desperate for candidates. However, Mr Gabb's politics are so extreme they should make even Nigel Farage's eyes water. Clearly no fan of black or gay people, Mr Gabb says that he would be happy for employers and pub landlords to be allowed to say "niggers and faggots need not apply" in the advertisements. Gabb's other policy positions include legalising all drugs, decriminalising the possession of child pornography and repealing the UK's race relations laws. So there we have it: an unabashed racist, homophobe who has no problem with child exploitation being legal.

Gabb says that he turned down the offer (although he will continue to vote UKIP and describes them as "our last and our best hope in politics"), but the bottom line is that UKIP invited this despicable individual to speak at a party rally and then courted him as a candidate. The whole episode really tells you all you need to know about UKIPs warped politics and is another reminder that Nigel Farage's UKIP are no better than the BNP with posh accents.

8 comments:

Anonymous said...

They really are disgusting. Did Farge invite this man? If not, did he know of his invitation?

Anonymous said...

By the way "UKIP" is a total misnomer. They despise "Jocks, Taffies and Paddies". Roll on 2009apart from England Expects application to rejoin the Conservative Party. "I didn't really mean it Dave. Nice bike."

Anonymous said...

Just found this page on Google. For the record, Dr Gabb is neither a homophobe nor a racist. He does, however, believe in absolute free speech, a concept you obviously struggle with. Whether this also means that he is against suing people for libel, I don't know, but you should keep your fingers crossed that it does.

Anonymous said...

Anon 2.54. So you just found this page on Google? Yeah right.

Everything that Gabb stands for is repulsive. It is depressing that human development can still through up such horror.

Anonymous said...

Anon 2.54. So you just found this page on Google? Yeah right.

Everything that Gabb stands for is repulsive. It is depressing that human development can still through up such horror.

Anonymous said...

Is Sean Gabb's appearance at at UKIP event yet another example of the brilliance of the UKIP research department. And we thought the press office was shit.

Anonymous said...

You speak of Bigotry but you are the Bigots, Because you fail to see that Europe is taking vast amounts of money out of the system Nigel Farce is a brave man for standing up to LEFT WING FACSISTS like Merkel and Sarkozy I am a proud member of UKIP and all you can do is snipe at a very brave man You have subjected UKIP to a campaign of slur like the BNP but at least in the BNP's case there are some NAZIs (by no means a majority)to only partly justify that campaign. THERE IS NO SUCH JUSTIFACTATION IN UKIPS CASE.

J Smith said...

I have never read such drivel in my life, accusing Sean Gabb of being a racist?? Mr Gabb is a true liberterian - until New Labour who are essentially a fascist party. All the UKIP members I have met are decent people who care about freedom and democracy.

Why is it that the contributors to UKIPWatch are all anonymous? Surely if they believe this stuff is true they would be wiling to put their name to it? Is it true that Richard Corbett Labour MEP is one of the contributors?