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    Hi,
    I would have put a poll up for this, but I have no idea how.
    Anyway, my question is: with which of these two groups do your sympathies lie?

    I know that many of you wouldn't necessarily agree with either one of them, but if you had to choose one, which would you be more likely to side with?

    Personally, I side with the UAF.
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    Hmm, a front organisation for the BNP or a front organisation for the SWP. Really dislike both.

    Of course my "sympathies" lie with the anti-fascist movement, but I really dislike the type of people in the UAF and methods that they use, whereby any criticism of Islam is automatically denounced as "racism" or "Islamophobia".
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      They're both as bad as each other, in a few and varying ways.
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      Neither. I can't stand champagne socialists any more than I can stand pigs dressed up as humans.
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      You couldn't pay me to get involved with either.

      However, the ethos of the EDL is disgusting, that of the UAF less so.
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      I don't know why the EDL is all that bad regarded... They are campaigning against the Islamisation of this country, rather than the colour of people. UAF is just a bunch of over liberal fruitcakes. Where were the UAF when Islam4UK were around?
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      EDL all the way, this country is overrun, it's not even English anymore.
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      MDL
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      Can't stand either tbh.
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      (Original post by robbo3045)
      I don't know why the EDL is all that bad regarded... They are campaigning against the Islamisation of this country, rather than the colour of people. UAF is just a bunch of over liberal fruitcakes.
      The EDL is ultimately a coalition of various football hooligan "firms" and former and current BNP members. Hardly the best people to lead the country against extremism given that they're thugs and extremists themselves.

      But I agree, the UAF's champagne socialists are pretty loathsome.
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        EDL= Monkeys. All you have to do is look at their faces, they look like they have undergone lobotomy.

        They were in the news the other day, 25 of them had an accident on a hired coach and 78 of them called to claim for compensation. I would have sent them peanuts.
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        Before I would have said neither. It is now evident that the pretense of peacefully protesting against 'Islamic Extremism' is swiftly being left behind & they are now simply targeting Islam. As can be seen in Tommy Robinson's Christmas message & EDL Leader: Guramit Singh's latest Peterborough speech. This actually scares me, before I thought they were a joke, but now that they are targetting all of Islam, I think I am going to have to get out their & march too. The UAF now actually represent a real struggle against Fascism.
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        (Original post by Indian_Princess)
        MDL
        i second this
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        Both as bad as each other
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        (Original post by MishMash1)
        i second this
        Me too
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        Both as bad as each other, violent louts.
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        The riot police.
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        (Original post by Democracy)
        The EDL is ultimately a coalition of various football hooligan "firms" and former and current BNP members. Hardly the best people to lead the country against extremism given that they're thugs and extremists themselves.

        But I agree, the UAF's champagne socialists are pretty loathsome.
        Well I mean thats it. Their image is the problem. Its a shame only chavs and football hooligans are coming forward really. If only the rest could grow a backbone.
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          (Original post by cybergrad)
          EDL= Monkeys. All you have to do is look at their faces, they look like they have undergone lobotomy.

          They were in the news the other day, 25 of them had an accident on a hired coach and 78 of them called to claim for compensation. I would have sent them peanuts.
          I'm not an EDL supporter, but in all fairness, there are many hardcore EDL members who apparently disagree with the insurance claim and are denouncing it as fraud.

          Still rather amusing, though
         
         
         
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