Will Johnson be disciplined over burqa remarks – or is he building support among racists?

The Conservative Party is covering itself in shame over this matter – and, it seems, so is the British public.

Not only are the Tories showing that their own code of conduct isn’t worth the time it took to write it, as it clearly shows that Boris Johnson’s burqa comments warrant disciplinary action but none is being taken…

But This Writer understands his unwise words have triggered a show of support among a certain section of the British public – presumably those responsible for the increase in Islamophobic attacks recorded in the last year.

Still, what can you expect from Tories – a small-minded, racist gang, supported by small-minded racists?

The Conservative party is coming under intense pressure to decide whether to take disciplinary action against Boris Johnson following his continued refusal to apologise for his controversial descriptions of fully veiled Muslim women.

A complaint about Johnson has been lodged with Tory party chairman Brandon Lewis, who is responsible for the party’s code of conduct which says that Tory MPs and other holders of public office should “foster respect and tolerance” in their work.

Lewis has to decide whether to launch disciplinary proceedings following a day of intense criticism of Johnson, largely from the liberal wing of the party, after he used a column in the Telegraph to compare fully veiled women to “letterboxes” and “bank robbers”.

Monitoring group Tell Mama said last month that a record number of anti-Muslim attacks and incidents of abuse were reported last year, with women disproportionately targeted.

Source: Tories under pressure over disciplinary action against Boris Johnson | Politics | The Guardian

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6 thoughts on “Will Johnson be disciplined over burqa remarks – or is he building support among racists?

  1. joanna

    The crazy thing is Mike, that some of the Tory supporters are Poor, mostly though those who haven’t yet been touched by their murderous policies.

    The Tories are like teflon, all we can ever expect is a token slap on the wrist, and nothing will ever change!!!

  2. Barry

    Johnson has not done anything wrong, if you went into a shop wearing a crash hat you would be asked to remove it, so why should anyone else be treated differently for no apparent reason. Saying what most people think anyway is part of freedom of speech, the burqa and niqab symbols of mans oppresion of women should be banned

    1. Mike Sivier Post author

      Do most people think that?
      And would a person wearing a crash helmet be asked to take it off, in a shop?

  3. Arabroad

    Just to clarify, is it Racist for the Muslims who agree 100% with Boris? Or is it Racist because the Right Wing (trying to cover up in Left Wing Clothing… but its slipping)..

  4. nmac064

    It is rumoured that the nasty slob Johnson will ignore any Tory disciplinary measures. It may well accelerate the Nasty Party’s civil war.

  5. rotzeichen

    The reason Tories get away with their total deceit is because people don’t call them out. Tory supporters constantly repeat their lies, every time they open their mouth we must all call them out, instead of passively hoping someone else will.

    The establishment are at war with their own people and the paid corporate lackeys that serve their interests will tell bare faced lies without batting an eyelid.

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