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Jeremy Clarkson has risked outrage by suggesting ... a bit of racism.
Telegraph ^ | 05 May 2012 | Adam Lusher

Posted on 05/07/2012 7:33:02 PM PDT by seton89

The BBC Top Gear presenter claimed that the long delays at Heathrow border control were because immigration officials were no longer allowed to use their discretion to wave certain passengers through. He said: “Nobody is waved through any more. The result is plain for all to see. There’s a two-hour wait. “And the problem is: the only possible solution is to introduce a bit of racism.”

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TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: jeremyclarkson; topgear

1 posted on 05/07/2012 7:33:10 PM PDT by seton89
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To: seton89

Jeremy Clarkson - A voice of common sense in the UK. By the way, Top Gear season 17 is now streaming on Netflix.


2 posted on 05/07/2012 7:39:57 PM PDT by MamaDearest
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To: seton89

While Jeremy will have black celbreties drive the reasonably priced car, you don’t see many “asians” on the show. I doubt they “get” Top Gear anyway.


3 posted on 05/07/2012 7:40:18 PM PDT by henkster (Wanted: Politicians willing to say "No" to people. No experience required.)
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To: seton89
So will he he forced to resign?

I became a fan of Clarkson when I decided that he didn't follow the usual required PC lock step.

4 posted on 05/07/2012 7:47:14 PM PDT by oyez ( Yomomacare going done once, going down twice, going---..)
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To: seton89

“Clarkson, 52, has a long record of making controversial remarks. He provoked a wave of complaints last November when he jokingly suggested on BBC’s The One Show that striking public sector workers should be shot in front of their families. “

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LOL


5 posted on 05/07/2012 7:48:29 PM PDT by max americana
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To: seton89

Top Gear UK is one of my favorite shows !!

The American version sucks though....


6 posted on 05/07/2012 7:50:43 PM PDT by Bud Krieger (Another President , another idiot......)
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To: seton89

He sure does have an interesting mastery of the English language. Drives liberals and leftists crazy. Good.

What he is saying that there should be some systematic, pragmatic process for screening passengers at airports.

Since most homicide bombers are Moslems, it makes sense to watch out for them, including known western converts. I don’t think the American Amish are really into blowing themselves up for any cause.

But, you know, these people are British, and the British are oh-so proper, which is why their country is going down Sir Thomas Crapper’s famous invention.

Bon voyage!


7 posted on 05/07/2012 7:53:17 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: seton89

Jeremy Clarkson is a hero in the battle against politcal correctness.


8 posted on 05/07/2012 8:02:08 PM PDT by wally_bert (It's sheer elegance in its simplicity! - The Middleman)
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To: seton89

Israel has been successful in stopping airliner hijackings because they profile. They have had one since the first (and last) one in 1969. Even that attempt was not successful.


9 posted on 05/07/2012 8:14:56 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: MamaDearest
I like Top Gear, but Jeremy Clarkson can be very anti-American and his “Top Gear” magazine in 2010 made Obama Man of the Year. In his Top Gear programs when he visited the USA he always portrays the anti-South stereotypes that you see in Europe. Also, the Aussie version is not very good.
10 posted on 05/07/2012 8:52:36 PM PDT by Aussiebabe
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Speaking of TV Brits visiting the US, have you see Stephen Fry (Jeeves) in America, especially the segment through the South?

Very interesting program, not at all the stereotypical entertainer-looks-at-the-poor-benighted-South.

Netflix has it.


11 posted on 05/07/2012 10:10:24 PM PDT by BwanaNdege (Man has often lost his way, but modern man has lost his address - Gilbert K. Chesterton)
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To: seton89

The BBC Top Gear is the only show I record, the US version sucks. All they did was try to copy the BBC version.

Don’t mis the Richard Hammonds Crash Test, great show.

I also want to see more of James may Toys show.

Overall all of them make a great team. Its a cools show with repeat view-ability. And of course the mock most US made cars, because its true.


12 posted on 05/07/2012 10:22:36 PM PDT by Eye of Unk (Liberals need not reply.)
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper

Ever been to a US airport lately. We ain’t no better, maybe worse.


13 posted on 05/07/2012 10:40:44 PM PDT by packrat35 (When will we admit we are now almost a police state?)
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To: BwanaNdege
Yes, I don't like Fry and I think we was very condescending to you Americans. I thought it was the typical Brit views of the USA.
14 posted on 05/07/2012 10:43:46 PM PDT by Aussiebabe
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>Jeremy Clarkson can be very anti-American

He is absolutely not fond of America or Americans. I believe that’s due to a fairly common streak about nationalistic Brits that blame the U.S. for the loss of British glory on the world stage.

I like him because he’s a nationalistic Brit who hates the whole PC nonsense (he really hates the AGW farce). I haven’t quite decided if he’s as anti-American as he seems or if he just panders to that crowd as part of his public persona. Being anti-American is an easy way to troll for popularity in Europe. The U.S. has not been popular there for quite some time.


15 posted on 05/08/2012 4:29:25 AM PDT by drbuzzard (different league)
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To: seton89
One one problem with his statement, Profiling is not racist.
16 posted on 05/08/2012 4:34:39 AM PDT by bmwcyle (I am ready to serve Jesus on Earth because the GOP failed again)
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To: drbuzzard

At least he is also anti-German, anti-Italian and anti-France (and that is not the complete list).


17 posted on 06/04/2012 6:20:43 PM PDT by Krosan
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