Danny Bermant (son of Chaim) on the remarkable contrast between the State's treatment of the BNP and that of Al Mahajiroun.
"It all goes to show that where there's a will, there's a way, and over the last eight years, the Government has been more willing to prove it's multicultural credentials than to take action that might be construed as "anti-muslim". "
A month or two later, Dennis MacShane was fessing up. Those people on the tube were killed partly because their defenders were too worried about being seen to agree with the Sun and the Daily Mail.
“My generation of Labour MPs don’t want to indulge in anything that smacks of Muslim typecasting or hostility. And as we tried very hard not to be like Norman Tebbit or the more ugly tabloids, it’s fair to say we failed to work out an adequate political response to Islamist politics in the UK.”
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