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Galloway's luck

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Submitted by Vijay (United Kingdom), Sep 3, 2006 at 13:23

Perhaps George Galloway considers himself lucky to be praised by Al-Queda. Galloway is elected from an East London constituency which has a large percentage of Muslims. Al-Queda's stamp of approval will stand him in good stead with his main supporters viz Muslims.

Having won the parlementary seat on the back of Muslim votes, he had not attended any sessions of the parliament, even those sessions which had a direct bearing on his consitutuency. On days in which important issues pertaining to his consitutuency were discussed and decided upon, he spent his time in the Celebrity Big Brother show, acting like a cat, walking on all fours and licking the milk off the hand of another woman participant in BB show.

Of course, the Muslims in his constituency don't care about his escapades and complete non-interest in their welfare. As long he makes speeches attacking Tony Blair, the US and Israel and praising Saddam Hussein, Assad, Hamas and Islamic terrorists, Muslims are happy and he gets their votes.

Galloway outraged public sensibility by saying that "an Iraqi suicide bomber would be "morally justified" in assassinating Tony Blair "

http://commentisfree.guardian.co.uk/michael_white/2006/05/post_119.html

Here's how the interview went.


GQ: Would the assassination of, say, Tony Blair, by a suicide bomber, if there were no other casualties, be justified as revenge for the war on Iraq?
GG: Yes, it would be morally justified. I am not calling for it, but if it happened I believe it would be of a wholly different moral order to the events of 7/7. It would be entirely logical and explicable. And morally equivalent to ordering the deaths of thousands of innocent people in Iraq as Blair did.

GQ's interviewer, who is, incidentally, Piers Morgan, the fallen editor of the Daily Mirror, then asks if George would alert the authorities if they knew of such a plot. "My goodness, this is a moral maze. Er, yes, I would because such an operation would be counter-productive because it would just generate a new wave of anti-Arab sentiment whipped up by the press. It would lead to new draconian anti-terror laws, and would probably strengthen the resolve of the British and American services in Iraq rather than weaken it. So, yes, I would inform the authorities."

http://media.guardian.co.uk/site/story/0,14173,1686303,00.html

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