Thursday, August 30, 2007

fascinating account by the Impostume about his chance encouter on a train platform with an inebriated and voluble ex-Labour voter turned BNP supporter (who'd vote Green as his second choice!) and who turns out to be... but I shan't spoil the twist for you. Carl draws all kinds of intriguing, troubling, yet also strangely exhilirating implications out of this conversation, the possibility of some seismic shake-up in the political landscape, new alliances, new "historic blocs" to use G-man's term, although who knows if these forces will be progressive or reactionary, or whether indeed those classifications will make any sense at all anymore...

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