Leading Liberal Democrat Danny Alexander has shocked his colleagues in the party by openly using the banned ‘N’ word in an interview with BBC television.
And Pride’s Purge can exclusively reveal that Alexander has also used the word – which many Lib Dems say is so offensive it should be eradicated from the English language – in other recent discussions about the future of the party.
Here’s an extract from an interview in which Alexander uses the ‘n’ word twice in the space of just a few sentences (warning – offensive language):
“I would say, as a party we have fought our corner very strongly. The truth is N**k was making an argument that we as pro-Europeans actually haven’t made our case anywhere near powerfully enough or consistently enough for 20 years. Turning that round is a big job. It can’t be done in two debates. I felt incredibly proud of N**k for doing that, because he was standing up for an argument that I really believe in.”
The shocking interview with the BBC can be seen here. If you scroll forward to 1:33, Alexander can be heard clearly using the ‘n’ word:
When contacted by Pride’s Purge, a leading Lib Dem – who wished to remain anonymous – expressed his disgust that a senior member of his party could be openly using such offensive language:
“It’s absolutely shameful that Alexander has been using the ‘N’ word when he knows it is so offensive to many of us in the Lib Dems. As a g***er, you’d think he’d know better.”
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