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Tory antisemitim file updates

At the time of the last general election, towards the end of 2019, I wrote a long post on why the Tories are not the anti-antisemitic party . This post briefly updates the Tory antisemitism file. November 2019: Tory candidate Amjad Bashir suspended over antisemitism The Leeds NE candidate (previously a UKIP MEP , and a pro-Brexit restauranteur, according to the BBC)  was suspended over remarks made as a UKIP member in 2014, that young British Jews who visit Israel come back as "brainwashed extremists". January 2020:   A Top Boris Johnson Aide Says The UK Will Have A “Special Relationship” With Viktor Orbán’s Hungary After Brexit Tim Montgomerie praised the "interesting early thinking on the limits of liberalism" by Hungary's authoritarian government May 2020: Scandal as Michael Gove's fascist bookshelf revealed While everyone's talking about Michael Gove and David Irving, I found an old article that Michael Gove wrote about David Irving. It gives a re

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