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"Whose idea was it?"

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Submitted by Lactantius Jr. (European Union), Jun 27, 2007 at 04:58

I wonder whose idea it was to "honour" Rushdie. Much has been written about the offence caused Muslims by "The Satanic Verses," but I see nothing about the lavatory wall language in Rushdie's book, which will be offensive to many non-Muslims too. Why "honour" the writer of such things?

Lactantius Jr.

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