Then again, the pro-Muslim, virulent antisemite, leader of the Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, seems to be leading in the polls for the next Prime Minister. Well, as the great leader Winston Churchill used to say, “In a democracy, you get the government you deserve.”
The Guardian Batten is often under fire over his remarks about Islam, calling for the banning halal slaughter of animals and outlawing the legal recognition of Islamic banking.
In 2011, he authored a paper entitled “Confidential draft – Dismantling Multiculturalism” which claimed that multiculturalism has failed and offers a doom-laden warning about the threat of radical Muslims. “Islamic fundamentalism is the cuckoo in the western multicultural nest. We can either address it now or be destroyed by it in the course of time,” he wrote.
Batten has supported the creation of a code of conduct for British Muslims and argued for a ban on new mosques in Britain. He also supports Brexit and Tommy Robinson.