Dog whistle politics comes back to bite Theresa May

Posted on: 17th April 2018

We shouldn’t be shocked to discover how prejudiced the Conservatives have been in their treatment of British people who came here lawfully more than 50 years ago.

Theresa May’s mask has slipped before. The Conservatives may use artful language. But we know what they mean when they blow the race and immigration dog whistle.

The shocking treatment of British people who’ve been fined and deported because of their skin colour and heritage is not a shock to the former Home secretary, Theresa May. The shock and disappointment for her is that she’s been found out…