“One in five Britons will be ethnics”, says the Daily Express

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before . . .

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Here's the front page of today's Daily Express:

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Oh no! The ethnics are coming! Lock up your Diana memorial china set! That's right, it's the tabloid's charming spin on the latest population projections.

Incidentally, here's what a British National Party activist told me in April:

The rhetoric of the Express and the Mail could come from one of our own newsletters . . . But then they have to say, "Don't vote for those fascists!" It's ridiculous.

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Daniel Trilling is the Editor of New Humanist magazine. He was formerly an Assistant Editor at the New Statesman.

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