UKIP and their idea of culture – Guy Debord’s Cat

"Policies for brain-dead people. But a UKIP government? Isn't that wishful thinking?" Words and image by Guy Debord's Cat.

“Policies for brain-dead people. But a UKIP government? Isn’t that wishful thinking?” Words and image by Guy Debord’s Cat.

I’ve just returned home to find this UKIP election leaflet on my door mat, writes the author of Guy Debord’s Cat.

My eyes were drawn to the section marked “culture” and nowhere does it mention the word ‘art’. Instead, we are treated to a list of things, which have little or no relevance to culture.

At the top of the list is this predictable pronouncement:

UKIP recognises and values an overarching, unifying British culture, which is open and inclusive to anyone who wishes to identify with Britain and British values, regardless of their ethnic or religious background.

Two questions – and these are questions that I’ve posed to white nationalists when they bleat about “British culture”: what is British culture and what are British values? Readers, I have to tell you that I have yet to receive an answer. All I get for my trouble is personal abuse and paranoid assertions about how this country is being “contaminated” with “foreign cultures”. There is no such thing as “British culture”and  as for “British values” one could argue that this includes bullying, an obsession with property ownership and institutionalized child sexual abuse. But we don’t like talking about those things, do we?

And that’s just the start of the article! For more illumination of UKIP, visit the original piece on Guy Debord’s Cat.

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3 thoughts on “UKIP and their idea of culture – Guy Debord’s Cat

  1. Jane Jacques

    Ask them about the influence of the Beaker people on Bronze age Britain and what the Romans ever did for us. Hopefully they will crawl back under their stone. If they don’t just go through Saxon Britain, Viking Britain, Norman Britain, Huguenot refugees etc and hopefully they will get the message that British culture is based on Continental migration including the importation of Christianity on more than one occasion. eg I think fish and chip shops came from Jewish immigrants but not sure on that one.

  2. Guy Ropes

    Ah yes, a typical Nazi comment. If you don’t agree with us or you’re different or you happen to even think of doing something different to wot we does, then you is s*** and can crawl under your stone that we – out of the goodness of our collective hearts, have allowed you, – Cos you is s*** man. Notwithstanding that your parents and grandparents died in the two world wars and helped us to be able to stand astride our lofty towers and dispense our special brand of tripe which we hold dear and which has failed the Country for so long now. We know it’s been total failure – but it’s OUR Failure Man! (Do get out more).

    1. Mike Sivier Post author

      That line about parents and grandparents who died in the two world wars won’t carry any weight with those of us whose parents and grandparents also died in those wars (and others). Also, of course, it’s irrelevant to the discussion. As is, it turns out, the rest of your comment.

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