A BBC presenter is being called “Churchillian” after unleashing a fiery monologue about the recent London terror attack.
Andrew Neil first praised PC Keith Palmer, the officer who died outside Parliament when Khalid Masood jumped out of his car and started stabbing.
“Before joining the police, he’d been in the Army defending our nation,” Neil said of Palmer. “Yesterday, he was murdered defending our democracy, defending the very heart of our democracy form a barbarian at the gate. Just doing his duty, reminding us of something that we very badly needed reminding: the most important people in this country are not the rich, the powerful, the famous; they’re those that run to confront the enemies of our civilization while the ret of us are running away”
Then, he took on Masood and those like him who “think they will eventually triumph because their love of death is greater than our love of life.”
He said, “This is the country that stood up alone to the might of the Luftwaffe, air force of the greatest evil mankind has ever known. If you think we’re going to be cowed by some pathetic, Poundland terrorist in an estate car with a knife, then you’re as delusional as you are malevolent.”
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