Swipe File: V For Vendetta And British Unity

This is Nick Griffin.

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He used to be a leader of the BNP, the British National Front, a fascist political party.

I am well aware that the orthodox opinion is that six million Jews were gassed and cremated and turned into lampshades. Orthodox opinion also once held that the world is flat

That’s the fellow. But even they couldn’t stand him, so he got kicked out and formed his own splinter movement.

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British Unity. A nicely ironic title for such a splitter party. Same policies, new label, utterly ignored. Except it does have a familiar logo does it not?

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Itself a reversal of the anarchy symbol.

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Surely Norsefire would have been more appropriate?

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And, yes, another Alan Moore-related iconographic enters popular culture in a new and… very different way.

About Rich Johnston

Chief writer and founder of Bleeding Cool. Father of two. Comic book clairvoyant. Political cartoonist.

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