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Reader comment on item: Something Rotten in Denmark?

Submitted by Marco (Denmark), Jan 7, 2008 at 15:43

...and the facts are that the number of rapes attributed to muslim immigrants is simply incorrect. The Danish statistics office keeps track of all convictions for rape, and in 2000, 2002, and 2005 (the reported years I checked), there is a majority of ethnic Danes convicted for rape in Denmark. Being Danish, Lars Hedegaard should have had no problem finding this data, and I find it rather questionable for a supposed "historian" that he never checked his data properly.

On another note, it is also rather questionable to start with the claim that Arnold and Nielsen "have an axe to grind". Where is the proof for that?

Discussion is fine, and some relevant points are brought up, but why can't the discussion be based on solid facts? Is it because feelings are easier to manipulate (by both sides!) ?


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