OK, So I\’m An ExtremistJanuary 15, 2008 Tim WorstallEuropean Union7 CommentsMinisters plan to portray opponents of the new treaty as extremists who would like Britain to leave the EU. previousTimmy ElsewherenextExplaining The Rape Conviction Rate. 7 thoughts on “OK, So I\’m An Extremist” AntiCitizenOne January 15, 2008 at 10:43 am Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice, and . . . moderation in the pursuit of justice is not virtue. Barry Goldwater Bob B January 15, 2008 at 10:51 am What’s new? “The pro-euro camp, admittedly, wants not so much an informed debate as a propaganda blitz to overcome public opposition to joining. That case was put at its most cynical yesterday in How To Win The Euro Referendum, a pamphlet by the [MORI] pollster Bob Worcester put out by Robin Cook’s favourite ginger group, the Foreign Policy Centre. Conceding that, with polls at 70 to 30 against entry, a ‘yes’ vote would require the biggest political swing since the war, he advises Mr Blair to keep the referendum question vague, avoid substance and fight the battle on personalities, painting opponents of EMU as untrustworthy fanatics with ‘wild staring eyes.'” [Guardian Editorial, 6 June 2000] http://fpc.org.uk/publications/win-euro-referendum Curiously, Britain still hasn’t joined the Eurozone. What went wrong? Martin January 15, 2008 at 11:59 am I guess that makes me an extremist too. Ian Bennett January 15, 2008 at 1:13 pm Yep. Sign me up for that. The Great Simpleton January 15, 2008 at 1:54 pm It getting very crowded in here Roger Thornhill January 15, 2008 at 2:46 pm It is not about Britain leaving the EU, but Sovereignty leaving Britain! Either way, budge up a bit. Serf January 15, 2008 at 3:51 pm So defending the remnants of power that we have left is extremism, whilst a complete sell out is moderate. War is Peace comrade Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.