It is this very film that acts as David’s actual slingshot, in giving the pebble missile-like strength that might topple Goliath. It is only now that the authorities are sitting up and questioning their own actions. Only right now, when the film has won many awards, and they have seen this film. It was recently, just a few days ago, shown to Scottish Ministers and Alex Salmond.
In their minds, what did the demonstrators achieve by blocking his entry, thereby preventing him from questioned by us? Did it in fact stop the chance at devastating the BNP as an idea, through interrogation and by publicising the absurd, childish, thick, nonsense of its message?