How can Labour takes seats off us when Milliband is so unpopular? Is there something wrong with the British National Party or the public?
The answer is that once the results are all in, Labour will be seen to have taken seats off everyone. And yet again, the plain truth is that this includes the BNP.
Why? Because voters wanted to punish the LibDems and teach the Tories a lesson, and because – since nationalism’s voter base is overwhelmingly working class, nationalist parties always do far better in elections when Labour is in power. When Labour is in opposition people unfortunately forget their misdeeds when in power. Many instinctively vote against Parties rather than for them.
Labour knows that people are unhappy about benefit and tax credit cuts. Public sector workers are concerned about their pensions. The ConDem austerity measures are deeply unpopular. People are voting against the ConDem coalition rather than for Labour.
Also crucial is that the last Labour government customised the entire voting system to their own benefit by allowing on demand postal votes to Labour's immigrant and hand-out society (both beneficiaries and bureaucrats) bases.
Labour has spent more than eight years on a relentless campaign to get their supporters and clients postal votes, and it works. Yet again, the average local election turn-out of about one third is made up of a 65 - 70% turn-out of postal voters and a mere 15% of people voting on the day.
This gives them a huge advantage over whichever party is challenging, including us. But, of course, when it comes to the British National Party, both Labour and its allies - including the hard-left, the establishment unions and the other parties - redouble their efforts to get us out and keep us out.
Old parties conspire to keep us out
In Pendle, for instance, where we were looking to defend one of our district seats, the LibDems pulled out to give their Coalition partners-in-crime a clear run to beat us. Such conniving is rare against any other party, and we can all take pride in the fact that they so fear us that they feel it necessary to deny the public the normal range of democratic choice in order to stop the British National Party winning.
In London, of course, the main way the old parties have conspired to try to shut us out has simply been by replacing the population that could well vote for us with immigrants who are guaranteed to vote for the politicians who have let them in and pushed them to the front of every queue possible.
Elsewhere, however, the main weapon of Labour dominance is their slow, steady, relentless 365-day-a-year postal vote harvesting operation. The LibDems had a fair stab at it, but have been so damaged by their role in the ruling coalition that even their postal vote head-start isn't now enough to save them in many places.
Similarly, when Labour was in government up until 2009, Blair's unpopularity nationally served to disguise how they were steadily piling up postal votes. Now, even though Milliband isn't exactly Man of the Moment, the combination of their block vote with their status of opposition to a failing government means that they are ideally placed to win in the low turnout elections that result from a general disgust with politicians and hence the political process as a whole.
The only thing wrong with the BNP is that, although we learned the lesson of Labour's postal vote mastery two years ago, we have not yet applied that lesson with enough effort, in enough places, or for long enough, to have caught up with Labour in their areas, or to overtake the LibDems or Tories in theirs.
Don't worry! LibDem and Tory seats will become more and more vulnerable to us as the economy unravels and as more and more Conservative voters realise just how much of a liberal wet David Cameron really is.
Labour seats too will also come within our grasp once again as voters work out that they are being hit not just by ConDem decisions at national level, but also by the incompetence and anti-British agenda of Labour councils. All we need to level the playing field is 500 postal votes in every target ward.
It sounds a lot, but last month we registered 270 postal votes in Goresbrook ward in just a month, to give us a comfortable second place with more votes than the Tories, UKIP and the LibDems combined. But although that's a good start, a month isn't long enough to win an election. It's taken Labour eight years to build their postal vote blocks, so we have to be realistic and accept that it will take us at least a couple of years of solid work to match them.
The Long March
We have to understand that we face a long march before we are able to be effective challengers to the Labour machine. It can be done, and it will be done. Victory isn't a matter of policy trimming or changing who we are, it's just a matter of door-knocking and mathematics. Sign up enough postal voters and we'll win, or don't bother, and lose.
First, all our volunteers deserve a couple of weeks rest. Then we'll be stepping up the training, collecting petition signatures and postal votes (the two things have to go together), working to expand our organisation, and getting out with more of our lightning demonstrations to stand up for our people and get the publicity we need to spread our message of hope.
Thanks to our loyal and unshakeable support base, we've achieved a great deal in these elections. Our three mayoral candidates, Eddy O'Sullivan in Salford, Mike Whitby in Liverpool and Carlos Cortiglia in London have all had some fantastic publicity, particularly on radio.
Our London campaign in particular has led to a huge amount of exposure for our brilliant Heart for Britain logo, not just in the capital but also nationwide. This has now forced the media to accept that they have to use this vastly superior logo when they illustrate us, instead of pretending that the old demonised logo is still ours. This alone is a huge advance.
Love the Logo
Out of all the political logos in Britain, only UKIP's and ours are good. Theirs is about money - which is very fitting for a party run by spivs and backed as a false flag operation by the BBC. Ours is about love. Love for our country and our people. That's why getting it fixed in the public's mind has been such an important goal, and one which this election has helped with enormously.
Millions of mayoral booklets. Hundreds of thousands of special papers. Vast quantities of leaflets. The total eclipse of all the little, fringe nationalist 'parties' out there whose two-bit 'leaders' thought they could muscle in on all our hard work. More, positive radio and TV airtime for the British National Party than ever. We couldn't have bought all the publicity we've secured over the last month thanks to all our donors, candidates and activists.
We have reached out to many more people who will strengthen our activist and donor base. Areas that have not been touched by Nationalist publicity material in decades have been rekindled. Already we are reaping the benefit of this with new enquiries, members and donations.
We’ve shown that we can mount huge and demanding campaigns all over our country. One side benefit has been the number of ‘old fighters’ who have renewed their membership and commitment to our country. The campaign has shown them that we are very much alive and kicking.
No debts – we move forward
The final piece of good news is that we've done all this out of current income, without eating into the several very large bequests currently in the pipeline to our party. We've run a great campaign, leaving all our would-be rivals standing, without any of the debts that we were saddled with in past efforts.
When even the BBC grudgingly admits that we've got over the crisis of a year or so ago, you know that we've come through the dark times. Now we're ready for a summer of rebuilding. A year of expansion and entrenchment. A time in which we shift our short-term focus somewhat from elections to demonstrations and street activities designed to keep us in the public eye as tireless campaigners for our people’s rights.
A time when we are going to settle down to work to show that top Tory Lord Astor is right when he warns that the proposed reform of the House of Lords could easily put at least ten British National Party members into Parliament in Westminster.
The British National Party is united and determined. We have a long-term view of our struggle. We have the skills, we have the resources, and we have the people. We are building a winning team – be part of it.