The BNP has launched a blistering attack on army Generals who have today criticised the party for hijacking the armed forces “for their own dubious ends.”
The BNP’s website contains a statement by Nick Griffin posted today. The BNP leader says:
“Those Tory generals who today attacked the British National Party should remember that at the Nuremburg (sic) Trials, the politicians and generals accused of waging illegal aggressive wars were all charged — and hanged — together …
“Along with the political leadership of Nazi Germany, the chiefs of staff of the German army, Alfred Jodl and Wilhelm Keitel, were also charged with waging aggressive war.
“Sir Richard [Dannatt] and Sir Ken [(sic) Sir Mike Jackson] fall squarely into this bracket, and they must not think that they will escape culpability for pursuing the illegal wars in Iran (sic) and Afghanistan.”
A group of former generals including Mike Jackson and Richard Dannatt wrote to the Times about the BNP. They said, “We call on all those who seek to hijack the good name of Britain’s military for their own advantage to cease and desist … The values of these extremists — many of whom are essentially racist — are fundamentally at odds with the values of the modern British military, such as tolerance and fairness.”
Hat tip: Political Scrapbook