David Irving evidently has few readers, or at least few who are willing to put themselves out on his behalf. Only two have written to me on his urging to complain about this site's ungracious characterisations. One is "Jonathan Burgess", whom I quoted a couple of days ago. Now someone called Marisa Lorah of California (not far from the world headquarters of the Flat Earth Society, I'm pleased to note) weighs in. As Ms Lorah uses the same name to write gushing letters to David Irving (reproduced on his site, which I won't link to), I assume that unusually this fan of the racist faker is not using a pseudonym. She says:
David Irving is brilliant. You are trying to ride his coat-tails to some sort of fame or acknowledgment. I never heard your name until you brought up David Irving. He has a massive following - many incognito and many others outright admirers. I daresay that even Mr. Irving doesn't know how much he is respected and discussed the world over. I eagerly turn to his website each day for the insights and stories that are hard to find anywhere else. Eat your heart out, Oliver Kamm. David Irving is the hero of millions.
I have sent her in reply an extract from Mr Justice Gray's judgement in the Irving libel case:
It is my conclusion that the Defendants are justified in their assertion that Irving has seriously misrepresented Hitler's views on the Jewish question. He has done so in some instances by misinterpreting and mistranslating documents and in other instances by omitting documents or parts of them. In the result the picture which he provides to readers of Hitler and his attitude towards the Jews is at odds with the evidence.
In the meantime, "Jonathan Burgess" takes issue with my designation of him as a racist. He writes, under the ominous heading This now goes further that "I shall be complaining to your editor. It is very sad that standards have sunk this far in journalism." I have naturally given him my full permission to complain to anyone he likes, with copies of anything I've written. Perhaps, at a minimal suggestion, the Queen, the Prime Minister and the Cardinal Archbishop of Westminster will lend a sympathetic ear to this singular combination of David Duke and Mrs Grundy.