Skip to comments.Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary sparks Islamophobia row by saying Muslim men should face extra security checks at airports to prevent terrorist attacks
Posted on 02/22/2020 10:12:23 AM PST by Olog-hai
Ryanair boss Michael OLeary has sparked a race row after calling for Muslim passengers to be checked at airports in a bid to prevent terror attacks, as he claimed that is where the threat is coming from.
Mr. OLeary said terrorists will generally be males of a Muslim persuasion and that families with young children should be let through security as they are less likely to blow people up.
The 58-year-old added that the only way to deal with the threat was to vet single male Muslims traveling on their own.
The Muslim Council of Britain said the comments amounted to discrimination against Muslim passengers as they branded the comments racist. And hate-crime monitoring group Tell Mama suggested his flippant words could end up having serious consequences for the budget airline.
Mr. OLeary had told The Times: Who are the bombers? They are going to be single males traveling on their own. If you are traveling with a family of kids, on you go; the chances you are going to blow them all up is zero.
He added: You cant say stuff because its racism, but it will generally be males of a Muslim persuasion. Thirty years ago, it was the Irish. If that is where the threat is coming from, deal with the threat.
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God bless this man!
Sure it was Michael O’Leary and not Michael O’Bloomberg?
A phobia is an irrational fear.
What is described above is a logical response to a legitimate threat.
To label anyone phobic is to accuse them of wrong think and put them on the defensive.
“Biphobic” latest attempt. We’re the bad guys, and she’s the victim.
Islam isn’t a race.
It’s a cult.
Someone spoke the truth! Off with their head.
The truth works for me.
We all know nuns and children should get extra screening, and Muslims should bypass security.
Most terrorists have no problem sending their women and children onto a plane to “blow people up”...
False sense of security not to check them too.
Well, yes and no. These murdering sociopaths are very clever and adaptable, perhaps not when it comes to raising the standard of living, but when it comes to killing people they are off the charts brilliant.
That being said, once it is discovered that only single Muslim males are being looked at they will be bringing grannie, poppi, and the chillens along for the instant ride to the great beyond. That, or they’ll brain wash their little ones to do solo “excursions”. Or, they’ll figure out how to get “grannie” or “poppi” to do their bidding.
In other words, they will always be a step ahead once they figure out who you looking for.
As soon as you make that policy known, Hijackers/Suicide bombers will begin traveling with women & children.
Read my tagline.
He sparks outrage for speaking the truth- how sad.
All sounds correct as far as he went but getting criticized for saying the right thing these days is how it has become.
Black is white, white his black. Right is wrong, wrong is right. And so forth.
Everyone needs to be screened amply.
Bear in mind, any attempted takeover of a flight will be met by effective passenger resistance.
Passengers will not sit motionlessly in their seats to be flown into a skyscraper.
There is still some risk of bomb or depressurization attacks.
Don't forget little old ladies in wheelchairs.
Kinda like how Hamas uses them as human shields. So that would be in the works too.
Maybe the muzzies will boycott his airline.
Sorry to hear of his involuntary committment
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