Fanatical ideologies contain within them the seeds of their own destruction for the members of the vanguard must continually prove their own purity of thought and fidelity to the cause. In doing so, they end up turning on each other:
London’s mayor has accused the head of the UK’s race watchdog of “pandering to the right” so much that “soon he’ll be joining the BNP”.
Ken Livingstone said Trevor Phillips had “an absolutely disgraceful record” at the Commission for Racial Equality.
He accused Mr Philips of trying to “move the race agenda away from a celebration of multiculturalism”.
The CRE said Mr Phillips’ views on multiculturalism had been “well-documented” and “well-supported”.
Revolutions eat their own children and ruling classes feast on themselves.