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So says the Muslim Council of Britain. Its head honcho, Sir Iqbal Sacranie (knighted this year “for services to the Muslim community”) has become so miffed at investigations into the organization like this one in the leftist Observer newspaper that he has detected a pro-Israeli bias previously unnoticeable in the British media. The next outing of the flagrant bias will be in an edition of the BBC’s flagship current affairs program, Panorama. The investigations of the MCB appear to have been prompted by liberal icon Salman Rushdie, of whom Sir Iqbal said during the Satanic Verses imbroglio that “death is perhaps too easy” for him. As Rushdie says, “If Sir Iqbal Sacranie is the best Mr Blair can offer in the way of a good Muslim, we have a problem.” No doubt after Panorama is broadcast we’ll hear all about BBC Television Center being a nest of neocons second only to AEI.

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