Rod Dreher, The American Conservative, July 22, 2017
From this 2015 official report, here are the guidelines that the London Metropolitan Police use to determine if someone is “Islamophobic”:
Why do the London Metropolitan police reserve the right to decide whether or not people’s opinions of Islam are based on hatred?
Would the London Met have arrested the late Harvard scholar Samuel Huntington for holding this view?
Does the London Met have the insight to determine when a hate-crimes suspect is rejecting Islamic criticism of the West “out of hand,” and is therefore guilty of a hate crime, as opposed to rejecting the criticism after thoughtful deliberation? What’s the dividing line on that one?
This is chilling. What the police force of a major Western capital city is doing is making it a crime to think and speak critically about Islam.
Steve Sailer has said that “political correctness is a war on noticing.” He’s right.