The antediluvians of the Labour Party have wrecked any chance of a progressive alliance, confirming what an archaic, conservative force Labour is. David Blunkett and Jack Straw, two of the worst Home Secretaries ever, can't cope with the idea of a government that actually represents the majority of people instead of their own prejudices.
There are many others he could have added to his list of Labour wreckers not least another reactionary Home Sec John Reid. It is amazing that Hurd and Whitelaw turned out to be better Home Secretaries than most of the New Labour holders of the office. I mean Charles Clarke.....
David needs to do some work on his photo shop skills but not withstanding that his picture does make the point.
Polly Toynbee makes the same point in today's Guardian: