Maar de Britse media besteden liever aandacht aan de Ukip:
The media treatment of the Greens is beginning to look painfully absurd. They had an elected MP years before Ukip appropriated Douglas Carswell from the Tory backbenches; they run a council; they’ve long boasted a presence in the European parliament. And yet the likes of the BBC all too often prefer to act as Ukip’s unofficial campaign team. Remarkable, perhaps, that the Greens are doing quite so well given the relative dearth of airtime.
A rich ex-Tory, ex-City type peddling Thatcherite economics wrapped in a rich coating of divide-and-rule xenophobia? You might as well hire a TV agent. Proffering a living wage, taxes on the booming wealthy, and solutions to the looming environmental calamity that create jobs? Don’t waste the afternoon expecting a TV producer to call.
Zoals Matthijs Rooduijn een tijdje geleden al schreef:
Radicaal links verdient daarom meer aandacht. Van zowel politicologen als van journalisten.
Maar verdienen is blijkbaar wat anders dan krijgen.
h/t Vipsania Agrippina maior