Jake Yapp (@JakeYapp) responds to UKIP’s attempt to storm the singles chart — which was pulled by Farage-loving ex-Radio 1 DJ Mike Read this week when he finally realised that singing about immigrants in a mock Caribbean accent might be in poor taste. Funny and a better song, too.
Asked by a council officer — in the middle of a planning scrutiny meeting — for suggestions for speeding up the eviction of travellers, this was the response of Maidenhead Tory Cllr Alan Mellins: “Execute them.” With up to 500,000 Roma gypsies having been executed by the Nazis in World War II, Cllr Mellins told the Maidenhead […]
Here’s the email from Nigel Farage telling UKIP supporters to buy a song about “illegal immigrants in every town”, which is, errr, sung in a mock-Caribbean accent: But the “satirical” ditty, sung by ex-Radio 1 DJ Mike Read, has now been pulled — hours after shadow front bencher Chuka Umunna told LBC radio that people were unlikely to give UKIP “the benefit […]
UPDATE: On original publication, this article carried a picture of James Carver, new UKIP MEP for the West Midlands — not Cllr Dave Small. Scrapbook is happy to clarify that Mr Carver was not responsible for the alleged comments and, indeed, brought the matter to the attention of the party. It’s taken just five days for one […]
Nigel Farage: a great conflict avoider of our time. Picture via @FraserForsyth
With the hiterhto Teflon-like Nigel Farage forced to concede that he “regretted” his racial slur against Romanians, perhaps its worth reflecting on his previous comments about Eastern Europeans. Back in September 2013 — when the Westminster village was only just waking up to the threat posed by UKIP — Farage told LBC Radio that people in Romania and […]
Half of the young UKIP supporters featured in a glossy magazine spread just eight months ago have either quit the party or are refusing to campaign for them — citing inflammatory rhetoric on immigration. 21 year-old Sanya-Jeet Thandi (above top), who has been one of the party’s most prominent ethnic minority supporters in the media, has claimed that […]
Wednesday 11:29pm — Mirror splashes on N-word claims … Thursday 7:06am — Clarkson claims he didn’t use the racist term … I did not use the n word. Never use it. The Mirror has gone way too far this time. — Jeremy Clarkson (@JeremyClarkson) May 1, 2014 But the paper had just published footage showing that he did mumble […]
Not an actual apology. Just an apology “in the media”. Also watch out for the bloke giving him a wanker sign (GIF via Us Vs Th3m): Sign language at its best.