Police in Cambridgeshire have said they are investigating complaints made after the leader of the far-right British National party, Nick Griffin, posted the address of a gay couple on the internet and appeared to urge his supporters to demonstrate outside their home.This relates to a recent case that was actually quite pleasant and uplifting. An elderly gay couple tried to stay in a bed and breakfast, but the owner refused to let them share a bed. They sued and won, which shows that the British courts do get things right sometimes.
Of course, to the BNP demanding you are treat fairly is "bullying" if you're not a straight white English man. Posting someone's address online and asking your followers to harass them is not, though. We even got an accusation of "heterophobia", which I think completes the bigot bingo. Still, one thing did make me laugh; after it emerged that Griffin might face criminal prosecution for his acts, he immediately started whining:
Griffin then wrote: "Why don't left & gay activists confront Muslims instead of picking on meek & forgiving Christians? Bullies are always cowards!"That last line is just precious, given that Griffin has now exhibited both behaviours—bullying and cowardly whining—in this single incident.