Skip to comments.Question Time: Insane People Denying the Obvious
Posted on 09/27/2013 1:24:44 PM PDT by Enza Ferreri
What fun I had last night watching Question Time on the BBC.
Author Will Self - in the video that you can see by clicking on the link just below this post title - (his name is oddly suited to him, but then everything about the man is weird) is always very entertaining. This time he surpassed himself, by denying that terrorism is a problem - especially, God (or rather Allah) forbid, Islamic terrorism.
This pearl of wisdom came in answer to a question from the audience about the risk of a terror attack in Britain after what happened in Kenya.
We are living in constant anxiety about something that doesn't exist, he pronounced referring to terrorism, just ten minutes before expounding, during a discussion on the HS2 high-speed rail project, his various conspiracy theories about the government being in the pocket of road lobbyists and similar sinister people.
The UK Independence Party (UKIP) candidate and Daily Express journalist Patrick O'Flynn dared defy this usual, BBC-chosen, Leftist audience by mentioning that multiculturalism has a responsibility for the terrorist threat in Britain.
A not so good - in the usual sense of difficult to answer - question, rhetorically and rebukingly intended, came from a woman in the public, who asked something to this effect: why do we always associate terrorism with Islam?
The answer could certainly have occurred to even the most brainwashed, or rather braindead, politically correct Marxist Islamophile on the globe, and was promptly provided by O'Flynn himself. Because we are talking about an Islamist terror group committing an atrocity in Kenya, was his self-evident reply.
He could easily have added the Muslim attacks on churches in Pakistan, the daily Islamic suicide bombers in Iraq, the violence spread by Muslims in Borneo and in the Philippines. These are just a few of the many Islamic accomplishments of the past week or so, the results of a few good days' work.
To his credit, the UKIP man was the only one to mention the constant, relentless persecution of Christians in Muslim-majority countries. Well done to him for reminding - or informing? - people of a subject that almost nobody would touch with a barge pole.
Of all those parties represented on the panel, UKIP is certainly the least bad. Nevertheless, O'Flynn didn't attract public attention to the fact that the profound link between Islam and terrorism - and not just terrorism, but indeed all violence against non-Muslims - goes well beyond the recent events in Kenya.
This is what my party, the newest and most honest British party, Liberty GB, would have done, if one of us had been sitting at that desk.
I missed some of the first part of the programme, in which they discussed Labour's energy price freeze policy. Considering that Labour is almost single-handedly responsible for the skyrocketing utility bills of recent years - that created Britain's new fuel poverty - due to the previous government's senseless subsidy of wind power and other "renewables", that discussion would have been amusing to see.
Watching Question Time is always a comical experience. When you see it you have to laugh or cry. I prefer to laugh.
Is it insanity or just simple stupidity to deny the obvious in the face of overwhelming evidence?
Oh geez. I think we had this critter on FR calling himself radec.
Claimed that the only shooter in Nairobi was the cameraman.
Just because someone is stupid doesn’t mean that they aren’t also insane.
Call it ‘Bury your head in the sand-ism’
Remember when we got monthly stories about suicide bombers on Israeli busses? Remember when we found out that Saddam Hussein paid $25,000 to the families of Palestinian suicide bombers? Remember when President Bush said “You’re either with us, or against us.”? Remember when we let the Iraqi people stretch that bastards neck? Remember the last time you heard about an Israeli bus being destroyed bu a suicide bomber? Me neither.
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