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At Last A Polician Who Is Listening To The Public.
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The difference is, they are newspaper / radio station trumpets who can be dismissed for the professional wind-up merchants that they are.
It is entirely something else for a government minister to start talking like someone from an Andy McNabb novel.
If Mr Williamson wants to espouse those views across his dinner table to his Hampstead cronies, then fine, but to espouse them as though they are government policy is wreckless and arrogant.
The Jihadists already like to believe that the West is full of Muslim-hating gun-toting hate-spewing racists, it's what inspires them to behave as they do.
For a government minister to espouse similar views, and thus enforce the Jihadists' sense of justification for their murders is simply unacceptable.
If Mr Williamson wants to remain in a position where is opinions are voiced, he would do well to think carefully about what he says and how and where he says it.
Mr Williamson is not an ignorant pub bore holding forth in the public bar, so he should stop behaving like one.