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Ed Miliband compares himself and other deficit deniers to Martin Luther King

Tim Montgomerie

Ed Miliband used his speech to today's TUC march to compare the struggle of public sector workers to the campaigns against apartheid, for women's votes and for equality in segregated America.

The man has no judgment or sense of history.

Sky and BBC didn't stick with his speech for long but offered split screen coverage of marchers attacking the police with ammonia bombs on Oxford Street:


Protestors later attacked HSBC (which didn't need a government bailout), the Ritz Hotel, and Fortnum & Mason (which, tweets Ian Birrell, "is majority owned by one of world's largest charitable trusts, which gives away vast sums").

> Earlier today I published The Ten Commandments of the New Selfish Left.