Nigel Farage’s UKIP party has come to the forefront of the Europe’s politics in the last year or so, as its anti-EU positions have slowly come closer and closer to the mainstream. What’s more, its done that largely without the far right baggage that other European eurosceptics, such as Marine Le Pen’s FN and Geert Wilder’s PVV.However the UKIP may have more in common with these parties than they’d like to admit.
Political Scrapbook has come up with some private emails from Academic Julia Gasper — a one-time Westminster hopeful and current UKIP council candidate in Oxford.
In the emails Gasper writes:
“Why is it any more wrong to assert that the Koran is a fascist book than to assert that Mein Kampf is a fascist book? The Koran is a lot more explicit in advocating hate and murder than Mein Kampf is.”
She later writes:
“Words like “demonization” are just self-deception. They are being used to persuade you to keep your eyes shut. In fact, the apologists for Islam are really very similiar to Holocaust deniers.”
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