Rod Liddle with the latest from the people the Nu Tories are desperate to reach out to:
Late last week the gay rights organisation Stonewall released the shortlist for its prestigious and sought-after bigot of the year award...Free clue for the pretendey-cons: not being on good terms with lunatics is a good thing.
Hot favourite for the title, for example, is the Bishop of Winchester. He is nominated for having spoken in a House of Lords debate about freedom of speech, during which he said that people “should be allowed to question the current political orthodoxy” that sexual orientation is a fixed characteristic, like race.
He didn’t actually say he would agree with people if they said that, just that they ought to be allowed to say it without being arrested. Come to think of it, that really is what we fought a war for — and the polar opposite of bigotry