The horrific story of child sexual exploitation in Rotherham, England, has taken another tawdry turn. “Jessica,” who was victimized as a child, insists local politicians “buried the truth to suit their own ends.”
“I’ve said all along that this has been about two things—money and power,” she explained. “Girls like me were sacrificed because no one wanted the boat rocked because they knew it’d cost them votes if the finger of blame was pointed and because they thought we were worthless.”
The votes to which Jessica refers are those of the Asian community that Britain’s Labour Party needed to maintain its power base in Rotherham.
“There was an echelon of people who scratched each other’s backs,” revealed Solicitor Dave Greenwood, who is representing 38 victims in this burgeoning scandal. “But I think there’s an ‘X Factor’ at play here. It’s quite apparent there was a feeling of the need to maintain the Asian vote to preserve Labour’s majority in the town,” he added.
Jihad Watch’s Robert Spencer illuminates the utter bankruptcy of Britain’s political elitists.
“If Britain were still a sane society, every politician, Labour and otherwise, who knew about these Muslim rape gangs and kept quiet for fear of losing Muslim votes should be barred from ever holding or seeking political office again, and a serious investigation would be undertaken to determine whether or not charges of treason were warranted,” he writes. “But Britain is no longer a sane society.”
One of those politicians is Ged Fitzgerald, former chief executive of the Rotherham Council. He is facing renewed interest regarding allegations he ignored warnings that his employees were blocking investigations. Fitzgerald, currently chief executive of Liverpool council, presided over Rotherham Council from 2001-2003, part of the 16-year period when as many as 1,400 girls were exploited by men mostly of Pakistani descent.