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Junk Food Jihadist

Literally. From the Independent:

“Sheikh Omar Bakri Mohammed arrives 20 minutes late for our meeting in a small navy hatchback, his substantial frame shoehorned into the front passenger seat. With two frowning assistants trailing behind, the white-robed imam heads into Burger King, an unlikely choice of venue for the leader of Al-Muhajiroun, a party dedicated to the overthrow of Western society.

“Do you not want to get some fries?” asks the bearded and bespectacled cleric who teaches Islamic law. I mutter about the evils of junk food. He sighs and nods in agreement.

“That’s why I’m fat!” he declares…


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