Saturday, November 14, 2009

Nutty Nats go pan-European

Almost beyond satire-
The British National Party (BNP) has joined forces with far-right groups in a new European Alliance of National Movements.

The movement will not be recognised as a political bloc in the European Parliament, but it might receive EU funding as a pan-European grouping.
When I saw that "Movement", the immediate word association in this case was "bowel". And how can a collection of xenophobic, far-right, nat nutters be happy at being described as a "pan-European"?
Fellow MEPs Bruno Gollnisch of the French National Front and Balczo Zoltan of the Hungarian Jobbik party launched the new movement in Brussels, alongside Mr Griffin.
I guess most readers are familiar with Le Pen's mob; Jobbik, however, are from even loonier stock than Griffin and Co, its leader, Krisztina Morvai has blamed the world economic crisis fairly and squarely on the, and I quote, "men with small circumsized dicks" (3 guesses who they may be).
...there is also a question mark over how well the new allies can work together, since an attempt to form a similar group in the previous parliament - known as Identity, Tradition, Sovereignty (ITS) - collapsed in November 2007.
It collapsed principally over an important idealogical difference because the Italian fascists kept referring to their Romanian brothers as "dirty gypos". Not a promising precedent really.
Among the conditions set by the European Parliament for funding pan-European political parties is a clause saying they "must observe the principles of liberty, democracy, respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms, and the rule of law".
That should prove an interesting meeting then when the "pan-European" nats take the begging bowl round to the Eurocrats.


Anonymous said...

Internationalist Nationalists?
F****** hypocrites.


Panu said...

And how can a collection of xenophobic, far-right, nat nutters be happy at being described as a "pan-European"?

They can't. They gang up for a while, then they break up again. It's an oscillatory universe there on the far right.