Dear old David Irving is spending a few years in a bunker. And however the proles may applaud this nasty little man’s incarceration, it’s very, very bad news for democracy.
I mean, three years for exercising freedom of speech in a democracy nearly two decades ago? Opinions, however nasty, don’t deserve jail sentences – unless you’re acting on those opinions, such as setting up a gas chamber in your back garden. The thought police across Europe are getting stronger by the day.