I agree that it achieves nothing to censor Nick Griffin and the BNP. Banning his party from question time would have been counter productive, making them cause celebres. I don’t believe that anyone watching will get the idea that the BNP have any ideas worth voting for unless they already had racist views.
I keep hearing though that the way to defeat the BNP is to engage with them. Must I? I want to see fewer people voting BNP sure, but I don’t want to have to listen to Griffin’s bilge. Sorry that’s how I feel. I’m not boycotting Question Time in disgust at the BBC, I just don’t want to hear that idiot speak.
It may seem undemocratic, or prejudiced, but freedom of speach does not mean people have to listen.
Simon, an old aquaintance from when I lived within going out in the evening distance of London, has highlighted the new BBC1 identity. Out go the “Dancing” idents, which I thought were a little twee for their PC content. And in come a series of images based on the idea of a circle.
I just love the Hippos one.
A fantastical exploration of what it would look like if adult hippos could swim. The action climaxes with synchronised swimming in a circle. The 3D hippos were created by Framestore CFC, the team behind the famous Walking With series led by Mike McGee.
So entertainingly barking!