A bunch of migrants… a bunch of cynical manipulators.
David Cameron’s remarks about “a bunch of migrants”.
We can despair or rage that the Prime Minister of the country should descend to language which denigrates people like this. Whatever you think about refuges/asylum seekers/economic migrants in Calais – and there are representatives of all three groups – it is fine to have a policy say of not admitting them. But to use this extremely disparaging and dehumanising language is another matter.
But this is a calculated piece of populism. So there is no point really either despairing or raging.
It has come to this. The Prime Minister of one of the world’s leading nations reads a prepared script which uses horrible and demeaning language about people