He should have said “just a few of them blow up places.” But anyway, it is an indication of how much the freedom of speech is under threat today that just because one guy said a boneheaded thing, the entire corps of city inspectors has to go to reeducation camp. “Taxi inspector’s comment about Muslims leads to diversity training recommendation,” by Brian Wilson for The Tennessean, May 24 (thanks to Twostellas):
City officials on Thursday recommended sensitivity training for all city inspectors of taxis, limousines and wrecker services after one of them said in an interview that most of the city”s drivers are Muslim and “a lot of them blow up places.”…
The recommendation for sensitivity training for all commission employees, including McQuistion, stemmed from comments one of the inspectors made when he was interviewed.
“One inspector explained that they had 98 or 99 percent of foreign drivers and most were Muslim. He said they did not mind “˜taking you with them,– the report said.
The same inspector told investigators that “a lot of them blew up places,” an unfounded allegation for which no evidence was offered….