Nigel Farage has gone and done the usual thing he does: he’s had the gall to say something utterly reasonable:
Discriminating employers should be allowed to hire Britons over foreigners, Nigel Farage has said.
The leader of the UK Independence Party said employers “should be much freer to make decisions on who he or she employs”.
Mr Farage said: “I think the situation that we now have, where an employer is not allowed to choose between a British-born person and somebody from Poland, is a ludicrous state of affairs.
Well, obviously this idea, the notion that a person who runs a company should decide who the company employs is FASCISM… Of course it is… Thus…
Downing Street said his comments were “deeply concerning”, while Labour branded them “shocking”.
I suppose it is shocking to Labour and Downing Street, the notion that perhaps we don’t need government telling us what to do all the time (or else!). Employ these people! Say these things! Don’t say these other things! Pay us this much money!
Shocking! I can’t wrap my head around how the notion of a private employer, employing people for his own company, according to his own principles is shocking.
I guess it’s because, oh no! The employer might be a RACIST (boo! Hiss!) and he might (heavens above!) only employ people from the races he likes! How dare he! What if he turns out to be as RACIST (boo! Hiss!) as Google!? I mean, that RACIST (boo! Hiss!) Company only employs East Asians and white men (because they’re RACIST).
Of course Nigel of UKIP, being far far Left of me, wants us all to know that this is nothing to do with race (perish the thought):
Mr Farage told the BBC his remarks, recorded last autumn, had been “wilfully misinterpreted”, saying he was talking about nationality not race.
“I didn’t mention race at all. There was no part of that interview which I ever said it at all.
“What I said was that I do believe there should be a presumption for British employers in favour of them employing British people as opposed to somebody from Poland. That is exactly what I said,” he added.
So there, it’s about Nationality not race. Because those are definitely, definitely two entirely different concepts. There’s no link between national borders and population genetics… And anyone who says there is must be, you know, a RACIST (boo! Hiss!)
Notes: Huffington Post gets about a million retard-points for this headline:
Nigel Farage – Who Is White – Wants To Scrap Race Laws That Prevent Discrimination In The Workplace
Of course, all these newspapers are rubbish. That’s why I get all my news from a small selection of ‘right-wing nut’ sites.