Monday, January 11, 2010

The future editor of the Independent, folks

Apparently, Rod Liddle is the leading contender to edit the Independent. Just so you understand what that means, here's a snippet from his latest:

“F*** off back to where you’re from, then, you Muslims.”

This gem of free expression, communicated in the lumpen cadences of an English Defence League bootboy, would be enough to get some people arrested for incitement to racial hatred. For Liddle, outbursts like this amount to a career strategy.