Daily View 2×2: 21 October 2009

2 Big Stories

Griffin invokes the Nazis

BNP leader Nick Griffin compares British Generals to Nazi war criminals – he really doesn’t like people criticising his party. As the BBC reports:

Comparing them to Nazi military chiefs who faced trial at Nuremberg Mr Griffin said they had pursued “illegal wars”.

Cameron to impose all-women shortlists

Is David Cameron on a mission to neuter local Conservative associations?  First open primaries and caucuses, now all-women shortlists imposed from above.  Seems like those long-standing members just can’t be trusted to choose the right candidate any more.

As the Telegraph tells us:

The Conservatives will impose all-women shortlists on constituencies selecting new candidates after January. A significant number of MPs are expected to announce their resignations at the next election in the wake of the expenses scandal.

2 Must-Read Blog Posts

  • The Christian Voice people have their own charming take on Stephen Gateley’s sad death, as spotted by Nick Barlow.
  • Joe Otten debates Green Party economic policy.

Spotted any more great posts yesterday? Let us know in the comments section.

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