POLITICS: Entitled to state distaste

Paul Foyster
Paul Foyster
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Paul Foyster’s latest missive shows him to be the very epitome of a bad loser.

As those who venture online will already be aware, there are several contributors openly declaring an affiliation with his party and claiming to espouse the principles of free speech, while, at the same time, indulging in vile personal abuse and smearing of anyone with whom they disagree.

As a widely-shared opinion and in a free society, he’s perfectly entitled to express his distaste

In speaking for the vast majority of local voters who chose not to support UKIP, John Hayes has clearly riled the UKippers. As a widely-shared opinion and in a free society, he’s perfectly entitled to express his distaste – after all, we live in a democracy and the people have spoken.

It is the local UKIP chairman who should be making the public apology for foisting upon us a wholly unsuitable parliamentary candidate.