Sorry. I know I should. But I can’t bring myself to watch Nick Griffin on Question Time tonight. I’ve heard enough in my life of what he represents – fears fed, divisions widened, issues manufactured, integrity questioned. I’ll do without it for now.
This was my Thought for the Day yesterday on BBC Radio Scotland. I defend the right to free speech. But it is much more impressive when it is a right which is used to defend the weak or to speak words of healing and reconciliation.