Never mind brown supremicist Nazir Ahmed’s boasts about getting Geert Wilders banned from Britain.
The comments below his column are the key.
Ahmed is a peer. He is the Establishment. He is powerful. Top of the page.
The comments represent ordinary people. Bottom of the page.
But they outnumber Ahmed. And all the Guardian’s editors put together. And all the nation’s newspapers, too.
Maybe we should start calling the non-elites, the non-media, the non-academic, the working and middle class, the sane, the old fashioned, the ordinary — “The Comments Section”…?