Who keeps electing Galloway to office, by the way? He doesn’t live in a police state. He doesn’t shoot himself in. It’s British people—which is vexing, indeed.Jay Nordlinger, National Review Online, June 1, 2006
Er, no. Not exactly British people, as such.
Galloway ran for the British parliament, in effect, not by running against Tony Blair's policy, which would be legitimate, but by running against Britain. He won. Britain lost.
His successful and bitter single-issue campaign to oust Oona King from one of the most Muslim seats in the country has secured his place in British political history.[BBC NEWS | Politics | Election 2005 | Galloway's East End street fight]