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Islamophobia and Political Correctness

Reader comment on item: Radical Islam's Hypocrisy

Submitted by Octavio Johanson (Italy), Jan 18, 2005 at 08:14

In America, as well as in Europe, it is easy to come across double-standards regarding Radical Islam. The above-mentioned cases (Ehrgott and Okashah) are good examples of such hypocrisy. Other examples could be: "Samuel P. Huntinghton and Daniel Pipes are Islamophobes and racists," but Radical Islam is acceptable. In Europe, I could be prosecuted and ,maybe, arrested, for speaking out about Militant Islam. Why? It is racist, it is Islamophobic and it cannot be done. European Muslims can preach violence and that is, more or less, accepted. "Islamophobia" is the key word. How to shut up your opponents with only one word. "Racism" is another handy word. Who is imposing this nonsense? LIBERALS, the PC brigade, socialists and radicalized Muslims.

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