White racism, of course, is utterly wrong and should everywhere be opposed. The question here is whether white racists really constitute a greater threat to Britain than do Islamic jihadists. I am having some trouble remembering what terror attacks white racists have launched recently in the U.K. or anywhere else.
“We”ll ease up on Muslim fanatics,” by David Wooding in The Sun, August 10 (thanks to all who sent this in):
LABOUR slammed the brakes on its war against violent extremism yesterday – amid fears it had upset Muslim voters.
Millions spent preventing Asian kids becoming terrorists will now be used to tackle right-wing racists in WHITE areas.
Community cohesion minister Shahid Malik admitted he was softening his stance because Muslims felt stigmatised.
But a former Labour aide called the move a “dangerous dilution” of the Government’s counter-terrorism strategy.
Tories branded it a shameless bid to win back Muslim voters who deserted Labour over Iraq and Afghanistan.
More than Â£45million a year has been spent on measures to prevent Al-Qaeda recruiting young Muslims in the UK.
It included action to break up Islamic ghettos and stop university hate preachers.
But Mr Malik, the first British-born Muslim MP, yesterday unveiled plans to broaden the scope of the campaign.
He announced: “We shall be putting a renewed focus on resisting right-wing racist extremism. We cannot dismiss or underestimate the threat.”
Mr Malik told Sky News: “You speak to any Muslim in this country and they are as opposed as you and I are to extremism and terrorism.
“The frustration is they are constantly linked with terrorism as a community as a whole.”…