Sadiq Khan made history last week when he was elected as London’s first Muslim mayor.
The man has only been Mayor for a week, and he’s already voiced his opinion on Donald Trump and the Islamic faith – something all leaders feel the obligation to do for some reason. As the Daily Caller reports:
Trump recently praised Sadiq Khan for winning London’s mayoral race, and said he would be willing to create an exception in his policy restricting Muslim entry into the United States in order to allow Khan to visit. But in a statement Tuesday, Khan dismissed Trump’s invitation, and also denounced his views on Islam as “ignorant,” suggesting Trump’s policies would increase the terrorist threat in both the U.S. and U.K.
Translation: be nice to Muslims or else they will kill you.
You know – if it really was a religion of peace, you wouldn’t need to warn us that there would be consequences for questioning it. There’s an entire musical mocking the Mormon faith on Broadway – and nobody is worried about them reacting violently.
“Donald Trump’s ignorant view of Islam could make both of our countries less safe – it risks alienating mainstream Muslims around the world and plays into the hands of extremists,” he said. “Donald Trump and those around him think that Western liberal values are incompatible with mainstream Islam – London has proved him wrong.”
Does this really prove Trump wrong though? A recent poll showed that over half of British Muslims think homosexuality should be criminalized – a fact that liberals would be happy to address had these individuals been part of literally any other religion.
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