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Baroness Warsi – commendable but stunningly wrong

5 August 2014

10:21 PM

5 August 2014

10:21 PM

I was a little saddened by Baroness Warsi’s resignation. I like the woman; it is an odd and disturbing thing to say, but I felt I had more in common with her – a Muslim, Asian, woman – than almost any other prominent Tory. I’m not sure why this is. Perhaps class has something to do with it. I’m no Conservative but I think Cameron could have made more of her: he’s short of people who a). possess a vagina b). were state school educated c). come from ethnic minorities and d). talk as if they are members of the human race. She resigned on a point of principle, which is a good thing. They don’t often do that, the politicians. So we should commend her for her single-mindedness.

On the issue in question, though, she is more stunningly wrong than you could possibly imagine. When will Muslims stop seeing things in exclusively tribal terms?

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  • ant

    Muslims. Always the victims, never their fault – scousers, without the Carlsberg, basically.

  • http://charlesfrith.blogspot.com/ Charles Frith

    Is Rod Liddle competing for the Zionist brown noser award because Nuremberg 2.0 is being drawn up and his name is on the list.

    • JB_1966

      Who is drawing up that list?

      • http://charlesfrith.blogspot.com/ Charles Frith

        Here comes everybody

  • Picquet

    …when they realise that the world stops dead, with no light, movement or thought, when the little spark goes out of your eyes. No virgins, no massive, allpowerful Slavemaster-General, no babies with wings, no harp, no gold-plated AK47.
    When they realise that their tribe is just one of many in a country which values common law above Heavenly Edict. When they realise that they’re not Home.

  • Picquet

    …when they realise that the world stops dead, with no light, movement or thought, when the little spark goes out of your eyes. No virgins, no massive, allpowerful Slavemaster-General, no babies with wings, no harp, no gold-plated AK47.
    When they realise that their tribe is just one of many in a country which values common law above Heavenly Edict. When they realise that they’re not Home.

  • http://ajbrenchley.com/ Fenton!

    I wonder how Harry’s hangover is getting on &#8595

  • Jacques Protic

    If Cameron followed Irish UN stance on Gaza crisis then none of this would have happened – Essential viewing for all who value Truth and Democracy but none in the UK media!!?? – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9MjCqAeWhoE

  • PaulinusMinimus

    I find her comments chilling. She talks of ‘consequences’ at home and abroad for the UK of not following her agenda in the same tone as a Mafia boss saying “nice little business you’ve got there – I wouldn’t want to see anything bad happen to it.”

    Nasty piece of work. Good riddance.

    • mark

      Yes, she did the usual if you dont do what us muslims want you will make peacefull muslims become violent (ie do the verses they say dont exist lol).

      a lot of muslim have done that recently, including with the tower hamlets election fraud debacle.

      another one recently was muslims in edgeware road interview saying treating muslim returning from fighting overseas as if they are terrorists will make peacefull muslims become….. you get the picture.

      With islam its allways its victims fault.

  • Harry Pond

    wooden mountain, that’s my pejorative. As a trendy green Tory voter who runs an engineering Outfit in Derby. We in the Mdlands who actually pay for the health service and your wages, may just decide one day to withdraw our service. Overnight the advertising for left wing Channel 4 News would dry up. The old student John Snow for once in his life would have to clean his own pants, oh hang on though.

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