Labour has been "needlessly offensive" to its core supporters by chasing headlines in rightwing papers,
to say nothing of how his gurning oleaginous orange face offends decent people as well just by existing
...he said he welcomed the possibility of a "new approach" to civil liberties in relation to anti-terrorism laws.
He said the party had been "more concerned with colluding in fantasies and fallacies" about the Human Rights Act than defending it.
Mr Hain wrote that Labour's "conscious strategy" of "flirting with the anti-liberal prejudices of the right-wing media" was dangerous, when Tory leader David Cameron was willing to embrace progressive causes.
He said Labour should not assume "progressives have nowhere else to go".
Now that is worrying, when even Peter Hain believes his party is less "progressive", read "mad socialist", than David "Dave" Cameron.