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Submitted by sara (United States), Aug 26, 2011 at 15:35

I struggled to get through watching this with the overt and unapologetic leftist and pro-islamist stance. But I really cringed at the use of the word Diaspora by Hanifa Deen.

Where does she come up with the obscene moral equivalence to presume that the ONE AND A HALF BILLION Muslims have a 'diaspora' in the west? Which countries have they been Banned from or chased out of? Where are their numbers dangerously decreased (and not growing exponentially) ? Does she really understand the meaning of the word, its origin? And worse, is she understands this, that she can with a straight face talk about a Muslim Diaspora? This outrageous distortion should be stopped every time it comes up. But Daniel Pipes certainly had his hands full and did the best he could in a hostile and mocking environment.

I was (relatively) pleasantly surprised by the ex labor MP Minchin being (relatively) logical and fair at times.


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Daniel Pipes replies:

Ex-Liberal MP, not ex-Labor MP.

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