I should stop scrolling down UK Political Blog Feeds because a lot of what I read makes me so angry especially by those at the LGF/Malkin/HP/Melanie Phillips/Eustonites end. I find Tories less annoying than this lot.
I really can't stand those types who recant their left position, former communists who become reactionary windbags for example people like Peter Hitchens (Christopher Hitchen's elder brother).
For a lot of these ex-Stalinist, trots n' Tankies (members of the official UK Communist party who supported the Soviet Unions repression of the Hungarian uprising) they are looking for a Soviet Union substitute which they have sort of found in the US after WW2 and the growth of the the military industrial complex.
They have authoritarian personalities.
Another source of irritation is the made up word 'Islmofascism', makes me so mad, its a complete propaganda term used to make excuses for illegal invasion and the deaths of Iraqis, the locking up of suspects without trial and the gradual erosion of civil liberties.
The right wingers seem to lack a systemic analysis, they can't see the wider picture which is what the left has a gift for.
I find many left wingers annoy me however here in the UK - democratic centralist Trots...a la the SWP, Social Democracts, bit too wishy washy for my taste, not as mental as the HP crowd though.
Mainstream political thinking is very stale in this country, its either a choice between state socialism or state capitalism.
Two posts worth checking out - The future of Trotskyism and The Myth Of Socialism As Statism