There is the distinct suspicion that at last some more usually bien-pensant commentators are getting it. I mean getting the threat posed to us by irritated Muslim people. First, unexpectedly, David Aaronovitch talked a degree of sense in the Times last Thursday. Yay, David, way to go. Something else you’ve been wrong about for ten years – but credit where it’s due, the man’s come around. And Nick Cohen wrote an unexpectedly interesting piece about the whole shebang, too. And then there’s the mayor of Rotterdam – a city with a huge Muslim population. It is his final two words which, I think, sum up my perspective.
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