Johnson: Labour 'quietly satisfied' by the violence

London Mayor Boris Johnson attacked Labour's response to the violence at Saturday's march in an article in the Daily Telegraph:

"In the absence of any other programme from the Left, it is perhaps not surprising that the extremists behave as they do. The sad thing is that in spite of their crocodile tears, Balls and Miliband will feel quietly satisfied by the disorder - a token, they will tell themselves, of the public feeling that is out there to exploit.

"They will be content to see the police being unfairly attacked on all sides, for being too passive (the right-wing press) or too brutal (the Guardian) and they will continue to blather on while saying nothing about what they would cut themselves."


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