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Cameron Adviser Apologizes for Racist Comments Made in 1985

One of Prime Minister David Cameron's top advisers has publicly apologized for racist comments he made 30 years ago that have just been made public. Cabinet Office minister Oliver Letwin said Wednesday comments he made to then Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in 1985, when several major British cities were gripped by riots, were “badly worded and wrong.” In a memo to Thatcher, Letwin blamed “bad moral attitudes” for rioting in mostly black inner city communities. He said white...

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