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Reader comment on item: Trump: You Should Ban Islamists, Not Muslims

Submitted by Frankz (United Kingdom), Dec 13, 2015 at 22:17

Except there's no way to ban just the "Islamists" any more than Americans can improve their image by crafting phrases less jarring to European ears.

According to a writer at The Economist "no European country has solved the problem of Muslim immigration".

What always amazes me is that those who so deeply admire the European model seem to think the problem can be solved in America by more Muslim immigration.

America is perhaps better at assimilation than Europe but unfortunately not that much better.

This is a race to the bottom as you yourself must know.


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