Conservative leader David Cameron has said Muslim extremists in the UK are the "mirror image" of the British National Party. Its true that both groups are preaching intolerance, they like to blame someone else, 'others', (people not like you) for all their troubles. This policy is populist and gets some support but bears no relation to reality; life is far more complicated. Also other religions have their versions of extremism, its unfair and unjust to single out Muslims, but it seems fashionable; New Labour did it recently with veils, Bush does it often.
Cameron is following the same agenda as those extremists; by singling out Muslim extremists he is showing he is part of the problem, not the solution.
Donna Tartt's The Secret History - I finished reading this about five weeks ago and have been meaning to write something about it ever since. However from indexing my own book (Elinor Ostro...
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