Shameful racism and homophobia in local elections. No not UKIP – the Lib Dems

For a self-proclaimed font of democracy to the world this shames us as insolent usurpers – we can and should be doing much, much better by now!

Pride's Purge

(not satire – it’s the Lib Dems!)

There’s been – quite rightly – lots of focus recently on UKIP local election candidates’ vile views on various things from gay marriage to race.

But it should be remembered that the Lib Dems have a longer and just as shameful history in local elections when it comes to racism and homophobia.

In previous local elections, the Lib Dems have not been averse to producing a racist leaflet – depicting an obviously black man, snarling with clenched fists and supposedly threatening elderly residents – if they thought it would win them votes.

And the Lib Dems have also not been averse to using a bit of homophobia if they thought it would win them an election.

Here’s a Lib Dem leaflet from a local election in 2012 in which one of their local candidates was pitted against an openly gay Tory candidate:

homophobia-lib dems“a straight fight”

Mind…

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