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MR BIGOT cover resized Mr Bigot was not a bigot. Oh no. He was a proud Englishman.

Except when he was in Scotland. In Scotland, he was a proud Briton.

He was a smart Englishman too. That morning, he rose early and dressed very carefully. A suit that was smart, but not too smart. A tie that was just loud enough. His best camel coat with the velvet collar.

He didn’t want to look like a politician. Oh no. He knew far too much for that. He wanted everyone to think that he wasn’t like ordinary politicians.

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It didn’t matter that he came from the same background as them.

It didn’t matter that he went to a Public School just like they did.

It didn’t matter that he was a millionaire just like them.

It didn’t matter that he was almost the same age as them.

It didn’t matter that he was a white…

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