Baroness Token Announces She is Quitting ‘Racist, Union Flag-Waving Spice Girls’

Baroness Token – the overpromoted Conservative peer formerly known as Sayeeda Warsi has announced today in The Times that she is quitting the Leave team to campaign for Remain in the EU referendum. No one will be more surprised by this announcement than the Leave team who had been blithely unaware up till now that Baroness Token had anything to do with them. Indeed, as Guido notes, there is much evidence to suggest that Baroness Token’s sympathies have always lain with the EU and that The Times more likely ran this non-story because it has officially come out for Remain and has given up on journalism for the duration. Still, let’s take Token at her word for a moment. Given how very strongly she clearly feels about the awfulness of Leave and its associates, it must have taken a tremendous act of courage for her to associate with such dangerous people. The #Leave line up – BNP, Le Pen, Donald Trump, Geert Wilders, Farage, Gove. I wouldn't get on a night bus with them would you? — Sayeeda Warsi (@SayeedaWarsi) June 20, 2016 Either courage – or the most incredible grasping ambition, dishonesty, hypocrisy and stupidity. I leave you to decide which. Meanwhile in