No I don't mean the racist idiots of the English Defence League and the British National Party... they are yesterday's news. I refer of course to the anti-racists of the English Disco Lovers and the Bass National Party.
This EDL launched on facebook last September, with the following statement:
'The English Disco Lovers is a counter movement to the English Defence League. We aim to promote equality, respect and disco. We intend to be more popular that the English Defence League. This involves replacing them as the top result when "EDL" is searched on Google, as well as having more like than them on Facebook.
Earn Baby Earn, the respect of others by respecting them, Earn Baby Earn, Disco Inferno.
It's fun to practice the e-qua-li-ty, it's fun to practice e-qua-li-ty (to the tune of YMCA by the Village People).
But if you're thinking' about my baby, it don't matter if you're black or white.
People all over the World (everybody), join hands (join), start a love train, love train.
Who the funk is James Brown? He's a Soul Man.
Hate Racism, Love Disco'
They have already generated lots of international press coverage (including this Guardian article) and overtaken one of the main EDL pages on facebook. Now up to nearly 25,000 facebook followers, people are talking about taking it out into the material world with t-shirts and club nights.
Now, inevitably, the Bass National Party has been launched on a similar 'Bass trascends race' basis: