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With the elections comming up: What do we do about the BNP watch

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    With the elections coming up soon, it seems certain parties will lose out while other parties will make gains. The BNP will be making gains. I like to believe those that do vote for the BNP, are not necessarily racist but they do have issues, concerning crime, health etc... and even immigration that needs to be addressed. It seems the white working class are not or feeling their voices are being heard. That is a danger. We live in a liberal society, then all voices should be heard.
    With recent the, MP expenses debatable, the recession, rising unemployment, the war in Afghanistan etc... are concering issues none the less, it seems that these issues are not being addressed by the main three, and if they are who will believe those crooks.
    The Question Time, a show which features political commentators, and representative of political parties, every Wednesday night on the BBC, featured Nick Griffin a few months ago. While the BNP was exposed, it only drew sympathy, the opinion polls suggest after that appearance, the BNP only became more popular.
    How do we prevent the BNP making such gains? At the end of the day they are thugs in a suit.
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    How about we don't vote for them?
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    Educate people.

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    Every party(including the BNP) will make gains bar Labour, it's inevitable.
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    We do nothing. By preventing people from voting for them, you are making the BNP martyrs. So do nothing. They are never going to be a threat anyway.
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    Vote BNP

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    As much as I hate the BNP with almost every fibre of my being, I actually hope that they do get a seat or at least end up in 2nd position somehwere, which I think far more likely.

    British politics is far, far too ingrained with the three main parties, and quite frankly the system needs changing IMHO, and the BNP getting in might be the shock needed to get some real politics going once again. The last twenty years or so of politics has really been marked by a complete lack of real policies, its all devolved into management politics and the fight for the middle ground, which basically means that nothing of any worth ever happens...
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    Respond to peoples concerns, mass immigration, Islam, Crime .etc. In 1997 the BNP were an absolute joke, in 2010 they are not. Labour is to blaim for it's idiotic way of ruling the UK.
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    The BNP are not a threat. Just a long standing idiotic, economically retarded, comedy parade. As long as more people get off their fat lazy arses and actually vote (34% voted in the European elections, which is the ONLY reason BNP got any seats) then there will not be a problem.

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    Mate, the BNP are a footnote in British politics. Don't buy into the media's constant rabble-rousing.
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    Remember guys, The British were around 17,000 years ago! - Nick Griffin.
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    (Original post by Wata)
    Remember guys, The British were around 17,000 years ago! - Nick Griffin.
    :rofl:

    Did he really say that?

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    :yep: Voting for the BNP will only worsen the society of today FACT
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    (Original post by ArslaanMahmood)
    :yep: Voting for the BNP will only worsen the society of today FACT
    Dettol protects FACT.
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    (Original post by Moe Lester)
    Dettol protects FACT.
    Lol. :p:
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    Ignore the BNP. They thrive on people incessantly discussing the every minutiae of their idiocy.

    Labour needs to consider dealing with very real concerns amongst the white working class tbh. New Labour pretty much took old Labours voters for granted. Which allowed the BNP to take root in parts of the country.

    Their not going to do well at the election anyway. People rarely cast protest votes at a general election: especially a race expected to be this close. And we don't have the absurd PR system that got them elected to the EU Parliament.
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    (Original post by Cinematographic)
    Ignore the BNP. They thrive on people incessantly discussing the every minutiae of their idiocy.

    Labour needs to consider dealing with very real concerns amongst the white working class tbh. New Labour pretty much took old Labours voters for granted. Which allowed the BNP to take root in parts of the country.

    Their not going to do well at the election anyway. People rarely cast protest votes at a general election: especially a race expected to be this close. And we don't have the absurd PR system that got them elected to the EU Parliament.
    Why is PR absurd? Why shouldn't every vote be represented in the composition of our parliament. Even if the BNP got 4% of the vote (like they did in the EU elections) that would only result in 18 or so seats under PR, hardly significant in a 550 seat parliament. You need to learn that just because you don't like a political party that should not mean that obstacles can be placed to their representation in parliament: that's illiberal and nigh-on fascist. The fact is that the vote for the BNP will be totally insignificant and they'll be lucky to pick up a single seat. What to do about the BNP? Discuss their policy with potential voters and completely discredit their policies (not hard), and simply don't vote for them!
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    (Original post by 4G_dollars)
    How do we prevent the BNP making such gains? At the end of the day they are thugs in a suit.
    Don't talk about them. The more people that talk about them and get stressed about them coming in to power, the more publicity they get. Whatever you resist, persists.
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    Realistically, the only way to stop the BNP getting votes is for the one or more of the other main parties to actually propose a tough stance on immigration. Working class people who live in some of the poorest areas of the country are right to feel threatened by mass immigration, and if you deny that, I'd like to see how content you'd be to live in an area which has been ethinically and culturally transformed over the past few decades. The rise of fringe-parties is almost invariably due to discontent with the current system, and the only way to stifle such a rise is for mainstream politics to accept that we need a change from the status quo on certain controversial issues.
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    Listen, kids - people vote BNP because, OMFG, they actually believe in enough of their policies to warrant voting for them.
    I reckon that a good number of BNP voters like only certain BNP policies, and either dislike or don't care about the rest.

    So, yes, the obvious way to attract those voters is to get those desired policies established in other parties.

    That's how to steal custom from any business or group.
 
 
 
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