Dead Men Left

Saturday, July 09, 2005

The Enoch Powell Award for Community Relations

...goes to Robert Crampton for his masterfully insidious "report" in the Times yesterday morning. In the face of stiff competition, Crampton's careful selection of cropped quotes, reliance on impressionistic reportage, and subtle pandering to the reader's prejudices provide a model of effective bigotry for would-be lynch-mobs everywhere.