Anorak | Racist Chelsea fans show us what real bigots look like: white, working class football fans

Racist Chelsea fans show us what real bigots look like: white, working class football fans

by | 18th, February 2015

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What does a racist look like? The Chelsea fans abusing a black man on the Paris Metro and celebrating their racism fit the bill. They are white, shaven-headed, dressed in man-made fibres and above above all football fans, members of what the elite portray as a race riot waiting to happen.

We love ’em. Proper bigots. Proper racists.

We can have a debate about how football should have stamped out this sort of thing. How Chelsea must punish these pillocks. How football provides role models that bind the nation’s morals. There will be anti-racist T-shirts and armbands and annoucements in the ground. Football is not a hotbed of racism. But the elite believe it is. They are sentitive to racism. They look out for it. So. Listen to the announcement. These Chelsea throwbacks are a rare sight because people have fought real State-sponsored racism. It’s not the racism of now the commentators and politicos will admonish so much as the return of the racism of the past, when white unreconstructed racists spread fear and intolerance.

But Amedy Coulibaly is not a racist. Sure, he murdered four Jews at a kosher deli, but everyone from Barack Obama to the BBC says Coulibaly was not motivated to kill by race.

It’s a pity he wasn’t wearing a replica Chelsea shirt when he murdered four Jews at the shops. If he had been, the British Press and White House could have really gone for him.

And now we see Mahmudul Choudhury. He’s been on view at Bromley Magistrates Court, where he pleaded guilty to

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