Sunday, March 20, 2005
How low can they sink?
Today's Conservative assault on travellers is a sign of how low the Tories are prepared to sink. It is so illiberal that even New Labour and Mark Oaten have condemned it.
Michael Howard should reflect on the fact that, had his own prejudices been government policy in the 1930s, his refugee Romanian parents would not have been admitted to this country.
Meanwhile, Mary Reid reports on how the Tories may be hoist by their own petard.