I can just about take bien pensant lefties attacking UKIP for ‘scaremongering’ about immigration and accusing the party of being racist and prejudiced and so on. After all, a good many of them would have unlimited and unrestricted immigration to this country – and I can at least see a logical and moral case to that argument, even if I don’t agree with it. But from a front bench Tory?
I don’t know if you saw the ridiculous Anna Soubry MP spouting hypocritical bilge on Question Time. It was emetic. Accusing Nigel Farage of ‘putting fear into people’s hearts’ over the issue of immigration. How she could do that with a straight face is beyond me. For three years now the Conservatives have attacked Labour’s immigration policy and the Prime Minister has pledged to drastically reduce the numbers coming into the country. Why? It can’t be because we LIKE them coming in. It must be because the Tories realise we do not like unrestricted immigration and wish to see it stopped. Have some moral spine, Soubry, you shameless boiler.