Darren Grimes - Political commentator and digital campaigner
Darren Grimes - Political commentator and digital campaigner
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Comment pieces

Darren Grimes has had comment and analysis published on a variety of platforms, including the Spectator and BrexitCentral.

The baseless claims that Brexit will damage LGBT rights are ludicrous and offensive

The baseless claims that Brexit will damage LGBT rights are ludicrous and offensive

As a gay man and an ardent Brexiteer, I write for BrexitCentral that the suggestion being made by some LGBT activists that I should feel threatened and worried by Brexit is as offensive as it is patently untrue.

My mam bought her council house. Can Laura Pidcock explain why that’s wrong?

My mam bought her council house. Can Laura Pidcock explain why that’s wrong?

For the Spectator: The moment that has defined my approach to politics came when my mother told me the proudest moment of her life: buying her council house. 

Vince Cable is irresponsibly and divisively stirring up generational tensions over Brexit

Vince Cable is irresponsibly and divisively stirring up generational tensions over Brexit

For BrexitCentral: Vince Cable has penned a frankly bizarre opinion piece for the Mail on Sunday, filled with analogies about religious Brexit martyrs and suffused with sanctimony that clearly sought to stir up generational tensions. After reading it, I quickly realised that to Cable’s sect of ultra-Remain polite society, hating old people has become the only socially acceptable prejudice.