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Extreme liberal

Jan 26th, 2018 3:23 pm | By

Here we go again – the UK government appoints a liberal feminist Muslim woman to head a counter-extremism campaign and news media on the right and left rush to say oh noes she’s a liberal, that will never do. The Guardian for instance:

The government has been criticised for appointing a divisive counter-extremism campaigner to lead a fresh campaign to stamp out radicalism in Muslim communities.

Sara Khan will lead the new Commission for Countering Extremism, the home secretary, Amber Rudd, announced, adding that Khan was “expertly qualified”.

The move was welcomed by some, including the former terror watchdog David Anderson QC.

However, the appointment of Khan, who is seen as being supportive of the government’s controversial Prevent programme

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