July 23, 2018

Poll: UK Voters Want Anti-Islam Party

Jack BuckbyRebel Contributor

A new poll has revealed that —faced with the soul-crushing choice between communist anti-Semite Jeremy Corbyn, and Remainer school mistress Theresa May — British voters are willing to look to other parties.

A YouGov poll, commissioned by the Sunday Times, has revealed that 38 per cent of voters would consider voting for a new party on the right that was committed to Brexit. That’s a significant chunk of people who have maintained their pro-Brexit stance, and who believe that Theresa May is not delivering on it.

The poll also showed, however, that 33 per cent of the British public would support a new "centrist" and anti-Brexit political party – exciting news for Vince Cable, who is reported to be having private meetings and discussions with other Remain MPs, about setting up a new pro-EU party.

But the most interesting thing this poll reveals is that 24 per cent of people are willing to vote for a "far right, anti-immigrant, anti-Islam party."

That’s a significant number of people, but did you notice the same thing I noticed? How many people, on "our side," are really "anti-immigrant" or "far-right"? It seems to me that the results of this poll are skewed.

Had the voters been asked whether they supported a moderate political party that was opposed to mass immigration and religious authoritarianism, I suspect there would be vastly more than the 24 per cent who saw through the "far right" smear. In fact, I would suspect that the number would have been even higher than the 38 per cent willing to vote for a right-leaning pro-Brexit party.

Why? Because the voters care about more than just Brexit.

A poll from 2017 showed that 47 per cent of British people wanted to stop immigration from Muslim majority countries. This is significant.

Furthermore, a poll from 2016 showed only 31 per cent of people over the age of 24 believed that Islam is compatible with British values – and despite the indoctrination of our youth in our schools and universities, just 43 per cent of 18-24-year-olds agreed that the religion is compatible with British values.

Again, this is significant, and it cannot be ignored.

This new poll failed to recognise that there is a growing number of moderate, decent people in this country with concerns beyond Brexit. The single-policy politics of UKIP — a barometer party that only shifts in the polls when the Tories make a move on Brexit — won’t do any more. Evidently the British people want something new.

So let’s say there’s another poll, which asked people what kind of new party they’d vote for. These are the questions I would propose it asks:

If you would consider voting for a new political party, which values/policies would you like the party to represent?

1) Far-left, socialism, open border.
2) Capitalist, libertarian, open borders.
3) Centre-ground, anti-Islam, anti-mass-immigration.
4) Extreme right, anti-immigration.

I would say that most people in the UK would be able to identify with one of these four positions somewhat comfortably.

It more accurately represents divides in our country, with 3) and 4) summing up the positions of working and middle class people outside of London, 1) summing up youth politics and middle-aged Londoners, and 2) summing up the politics of many modern Tories who call themselves conservatives but in reality, don’t really know what they stand for.

I should note that, currently, only 1) and 2) appear to be represented in mainstream British politics. I’d like to see 3) represented in the House of Commons — finally — but I don’t think any of the main parties right now can offer that.

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commented 2018-08-01 03:17:27 -0400
We are now second class citizens ………….. due entirely to Political Correctness and pandering to those that exploit their ethnicity for advantage
commented 2018-08-01 03:15:47 -0400
This so called Conservative government is nothing more than a mirror image of Blair and his new Labour ethos. We need something to deal with the continual downward spiral of left wing and liberal bandwagon politics ….. A party that actually gets things changed and finishes a project instead of papering to tree hugging environmentalist milky tea drinkers…

Political Correctness is killing the Country along with the self indulgent champagne socialist ideology that is pervasive and detrimental to our culture and our Nation.

The current conservatives are a shallow alternative to Corbyn and his all out radical left wing policies and will lose in any election unless it dumps the White Paper and starts talking like a real right of centre party
commented 2018-07-31 18:42:44 -0400
#3. The far right can be almost as crazy as progressives on far left.
commented 2018-07-30 08:34:13 -0400
Why do all these polls suggest it is impossible to be left wing anti Islam. The left has been hijacked but it is still possible to be working class lefty and be against islamic migration.
commented 2018-07-30 08:28:34 -0400
How about a more honest poll with a simple questions. Do you want Islamic Migration halted. Do you want Islamic migration reversed. Do you want more Islamic Migration.
commented 2018-07-28 14:23:35 -0400
  1. is the best option.
    I don’t trust any of the 4 major federal political parties.
    The Canadian Nationalist Party is the best solution to Jihadi Trudeau that I’m aware of. https://www.nationalist.ca
commented 2018-07-24 12:12:07 -0400 · Flag
“So let’s say there’s another poll, which asked people what kind of new party they’d vote for. These are the questions I would propose it asks:”

This is a pretty classic “push poll”. You’re asking two questions (socioeconomic policy, and immigration policy). With four options on the socioeconomics (far left, centrist, moderate right, far right) and two on immigration, you should have at least eight distinct response categories to cover all the bases, such that the centrists who favour open borders can respond honestly. (there should also be more nuance in the immigration options, obviously, but whatever).

On immigration policy, most people lie somewhere in the middle between open borders and complete shutdown, so that’s not going to be how people decide their response; they’ll respond to the first parameter, and only option 3 offers a centrist option, which is what most people will take. None of these options are great but it’s the least bad. As a result, you’re not going to get a lot of information on immigration policy, unless it’s asked completely independently (pollsters do keep track of individual responses, although anonymized, so you can track part A and B for co-associations. Of course, this has already been done, and you didn’t really get the answer you wanted).

If you were to ask a proper poll, one which offered the full gamut of political and immigration policy, you’d find the centrists with moderate immigration policy would win, even among a ‘new’ party (which is to say, the old parties, without the baggage), which probably isn’t what you want to hear; instead you deliberately omit that choice and force people to pick from an incomplete menu of less savoury options. The results you get from that aren’t meaningful.
commented 2018-07-23 15:13:22 -0400
Since 9/11 – IN THE NAME OF ISLAM (SATAN): 35,720 Attacks, 231,462 Killed, 311,325 Injured that we know of
commented 2018-07-23 13:55:26 -0400
Jack, how can you run a politically based program without showing you’re own stripe. I admit you have the right not to do so but for your reader, it is awkward not really knowing where you are at.

I would vote for #3.