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Submitted by marlan (Belgium), Aug 25, 2016 at 06:10

This Muslim female diving suit is nothing but a Nazi armband of what is erroneously called "islamism" (actually islam).

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The burkini is to Islamists as the swastika is to the Nazis? What an amazing and bizarre comparison for a hitherto-obscure article of clothing that has not, so far as I am aware, ever festooned a flag or banner but simply keeps some women covered on the beach.

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