Tuesday, February 7, 2017

UK parliament's Speaker wants to block Donald Trump speaking there

According to this article, John Bercow, the Speaker of the House of Commons says President Trump shouldn't be allowed to speak to the Parliament "because of our opposition to racism and sexism."

It's a perception of Trump that has been relentlessly promoted by some mainstream media organisations, the BBC in particular, but more than that it reflects the agenda set by some political movements to portray those opposed to the behavior of many Muslims as being racist.  Some probably are, but as we've said before, nearly all don't care about race or color; rather they object to the unacceptable attitudes and behavior of most (but not all) Muslim migrants.

For the record, we don't think Trump is racist; as for being sexist, he does have a reputation for being a little lecherous, but no more than Bill Clinton.  One of his appointments to the White House was an Egyptian woman, Dina Habib Powell.  How does that square with Mr Bercow's remarks?  And if Mr Bercow is concerned about sexism, why doesn't he condemn the Muslim leaders in his country who actively preach and demand it?

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