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Are Zoe Williams and the fatuous Left mad or disingenuous?

Today I went on the Daily Politics, presented by Andrew Neil. Talked about a bunch of stuff and then debated the issue of political correctness with Zoe Williams, from The Guardian.

Look, I like Zoe. She’s ok. But she tried to argue that all the recent revelations about the sexual abuse of young white girls by Muslim men in places such as Rotherham (and about sixty other towns) went undiscovered for reasons which had nothing to do with political correctness.

This is either mad, or disingenuous. Even the local Labour MPs who at the very least turned a blind eye to what was going on have admitted that a reluctance to stir up trouble with the local Pakistani or Bangladeshi community lay behind their lack of interest in the stories of sexual abuse. I mean, Zoe is peddling stuff which is either purblind insanity, or just plain dishonesty. The absolutism of the metro-liberal, public school-educated soft left. They will never admit to a thing which contravenes their fatuous agenda. Incredible.

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