What’s the End Game: hype and hysteria surrounding the “Muslim Ban”

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by Kit

Activists gather at Portland International Airport to protest against President Donald Trump's executive action travel ban in Portland, Oregon, U.S. January 29, 2017.  REUTERS/Steve Dipaola Activists gather at Portland International Airport to protest against President Donald Trump’s executive action travel ban in Portland, Oregon, U.S. January 29, 2017. REUTERS/Steve Dipaola

They’re calling it the “Muslim Ban”, that’s the headline attention-grabber. It has its own twitter hashtag too. Everyone, all around the progressive “free world” is coming together to denounce this barbarism with one voice. Actors are making speeches at the SAG awards, and earnest navel-gazing columnists are writing about how this travel ban clashes with “British values”. There’s a petition to ban Trump from entering the UK with over a million signatures already (only tree from the British Antarctic Territories this time). John Harris, in the Guardian, even manages to make this all about Brexit – how triggering Article 50 will push us closer to a Trump administration that is “ruining America’s reputation”. Not even Jeremy Corbyn was immune, his biggest…

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2 thoughts on “What’s the End Game: hype and hysteria surrounding the “Muslim Ban”

  1. Well done for forwarding this article Marian, its about time someone tried to inject a bit of sanity in this debacle.

    On Tue, Jan 31, 2017 at 12:16 AM, Radiation Free Lakeland wrote:

    > mariannewildart posted: ” ” >

  2. UK wouldn’t accept some of those Europeans who fought for Britain in WWII as promised, simply because the UK had let in too many people already and did not want those many people from India endangered in East Africa to come in. They made them go to Australia or Canada. Middle East Christians are endangered. Australia is trying to take Central Americans rather than Muslims.

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