George Galloway praises the “cohesive, pristine, innocent culture” of North Korea

10th April, 2013 5:44 pm

Whilst the eyes of the Westminster Village has been watching the debate/tribute to Margaret Thatcher in the Commons, this video of George Galloway has come to light of the Bradford West MP praising the “cohesive, pristine, innocent culture” of North Korea on his (Iranian state funded) Press TV show, comment (h/t: HuffPo):

Most Western visitors to North Korea are confined to the capital Pyongyang – reserved for the (relatively) well off party elite. Presumably this is the culture Galloway refers to – rather than the poverty stricken North Korean countryside.

To report anything from the comment section, please e-mail [email protected]
  • robertcp

    Galloway clearly prefers dictatorships like North Korea to imperfect democracies like South Korea, Japan and the United States. He is not a democratic socialist in any meaningful sense.

  • NT86

    Vile scum of the earth.

  • Monkey_Bach

    In fairness wasn’t Tony Blair saying that Margaret Thatcher was, “… was kind and generous spirited”, just as crazy as loquacious George’s preposterous recent statement about North Korea? Loons from the extreme right or extreme left, who secretly or publicly admire dictators, often say the nuttiest things about female ex-Prime Ministers and/or male Korean autocrats.

    Eeek.

    • Daniel Speight

      I like it – Tony Blair = George Galloway;-)

    • Winston_from_the_Ministry

      One was talking about a person, the other a society, it is completely different.

  • John Ruddy

    He’s rapidly running out of dictators to suck up to.

  • Brumanuensis

    Galloway is a remarkable man. He has acquired a profound and comprehensive knowledge of North Korean culture from only two visits. Would that we were all equally observant.

  • rekrab

    Gentlemen, we’re almost at defcon 4, with one level before immanent war.China is massing troops on it’s Korean border and it isn’t thought their massing to oppose their neighbours.
    North Korea has said that Japan would be it’s first nuclear target.
    Will America concede to Korea’s demands? there’s time? but is there the will and more importantly is there the money and safe passage for the Korean dictatorship to make the changes?

  • Pingback: Why Ed Miliband was unwise to have met George Galloway | Mark Ferguson - Government Tenders, Government News and Information - Government Online()

  • Stan Theman

    Hoot, mon!
    Ye dinnae play the pipes!

  • Stan Theman

    George Galloway should announce that he has taken shahada and celebrate his Muslim diversity!
    All wide boys have a model in George Galloway.

Latest

  • Featured News Hilary Benn sacked after Corbyn plot rumours

    Hilary Benn sacked after Corbyn plot rumours

    Hilary Benn has been sacked from the Shadow Cabinet, following reports he has been sounding out his frontbench colleagues over attempts to remove Jeremy Corbyn. Sources say the Labour leader has “lost confidence” in his Shadow Foreign Secretary. This comes after The Observer reported that Benn had been ringing other Shadow Cabinet ministers to ask if he should call on Corbyn to resign, and if they would stand down with him if the leader refused. This could be a major […]

    Read more →
  • Europe News “We can stop this madness” – David Lammy calls for Parliament vote on Brexit

    “We can stop this madness” – David Lammy calls for Parliament vote on Brexit

    David Lammy has called for a vote in Parliament on whether the UK should leave the EU following Thursday Brexit vote in the referendum. The Labour MP, who campaigned for a Remain vote, posted a statement to Twitter this afternoon saying: “We do not have to do this.” Lammy, who has been MP for Tottenham since 2000 and stood to be Labour’s candidate for London Mayor, said that as the referendum was not “binding” (meaning there is no legal imperative […]

    Read more →
  • Featured News Corbyn to plotters: Challenge me and I’ll run again

    Corbyn to plotters: Challenge me and I’ll run again

    Jeremy Corbyn has said he would stand again if Labour MPs triggered a new leadership contest. Corbyn refused to dwell on the attempt to force a vote of no confidence on his leadership after a speech on immigration this morning, but accepted that some of his parliamentary colleagues “probably want someone else”. Asked whether he would stand again if MPs were successful in forcing a leadership election, he replied: “Yes, I’m here. Thank you.” His comments were met with raucous applause from […]

    Read more →
  • Comment Europe We must remain firmly internationalist in the face of Brexit

    We must remain firmly internationalist in the face of Brexit

    The EU Referendum has produced a ‘Leave’ vote in most of my constituency and of the country. Politics are based on the principle of consent and we have to accept that the popular will is for Britain to leave the European Union. As an elected representative and on behalf of the Labour Party, I respect the result and must commit to its outcome. I am proud of the way Labour fought the referendum campaign. United as a party, I believe […]

    Read more →
  • Comment Featured The shadow Cabinet is crucial to the future of Corbyn’s leadership

    The shadow Cabinet is crucial to the future of Corbyn’s leadership

    Amid the wreckage of the EU referendum campaign, Labour figures from the shadow Cabinet to the grassroots are now looking at Monday’s meeting of MPs as the crunch moment for the future of Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership. A discussion of the no-confidence motion at Monday evening’s meeting is likely to prompt a secret ballot on the leader and this could be held as soon as Tuesday. Both sides of the parliamentary party are uncertain, however, of the impact of a non-binding […]

    Read more →
x

LabourList Daily Email

Everything Labour. Every weekday morning

Share with your friends










Submit