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Tories Debate Multiculti

The British reconsideration of multiculturalism has reached a new stage, with the Tories now engaged in an internal debate. A main spokesman, has called for renewed emphasis on national unity. The shadow defense minister has gone even further, calling on Muslims who despise the British way of life to pick up and leave the country. That comment has sparked protests. Meanwhile, the Tory’s shadow attorney general has argued that Muslim anger is “totally understandable” in light of the war in Iraq. This comment has sparked its own slew of outraged responses. Here’s a story on the expanding multiculturalism row from The Herald. And here’s a story from The Guardian.

Stanley Kurtz — Stanley Kurtz is a senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center.

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