The EDL are not the extremists. The dead ender Marxists in Whitehall, Canterbury and the Duchy of Cornwall are the extremists.
Anti-racism campaigners said the findings were a clear sign that Britain's mainstream parties were losing touch with many voters on the issue of race.
There has been a recent wave of support for extremists such as the English Defence League and the British National Party.
48% of the public - including various foreigners who have no business in the country - means a clear majority of the English in what is, after all, the land given to them by God and force of arms. It is still theirs if they have a mind to keep it.