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Thread: Clarissa Dickson Wright causes outrage after condemning Muslim Leicester as a 'ghetto'

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    Default Clarissa Dickson Wright causes outrage after condemning Muslim Leicester as a 'ghetto'

    A tv chef who has a new book out has caused a bit of a stir in recounting an unpleasant episode where she got lost in Leicester. Of course the real outrage is that no one apparently was willing to help her out!


    Describing how she got lost after coming off the ring road to escape a traffic jam, she writes: ďI found myself in an area where all the men were wearing Islamic clothing and all the women were wearing burkas and walking slightly behind them.'

    ďNone of the men would talk to me when I tried to find out where I was and how to get out of there because I was an English female and they donít talk to females they donít know, while if the women could speak English they werenít about to show it by having a word with me. I have many good acquaintances and even some friends among the Muslim community, yet here I was, in the heart of a city in the middle of my own country, a complete outcast and pariah...
    Clarissa Dickson Wright causes outrage after condemning Muslim Leicester as a 'ghetto'
    Clarissa Dickson Wright causes outrage after condemning Muslim Leicester as a 'ghetto' - Telegraph

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    Well white people must never complain, never question and speaking the truth is not allowed incase you might hurt minorities peoples feelings. You must repress all thoughts, wish your friends and co workers happy holidays , have a winter tree because it's the majority have to change but be opened and welcoming to the minorities feast days and festivals.

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    The dictionary definition of a ghetto is:

    A usually poor section of a city inhabited primarily by people of the same race, religion, or social background, often because of discrimination.

    You have to ask the question, was she wrong?

    In all honesty I think not!
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    No body did anything to her. She just does not like people who are different to her.

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    There are parts of Ireland which will soon be in a similar state. In my own village, there is only one person (an elderly lady), other than myself, who knows anything about the village or can point out - or even pronounce the names of - the various landmarks. However, they do know who plays for Manchester utd, or who the current villain is in Coronation Street...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Levellers View Post
    No body did anything to her. She just does not like people who are different to her.
    They would not help someone who was lost, is that acceptable behaviour? No!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Levellers View Post
    No body did anything to her. She just does not like people who are different to her.
    Lol, apart from ignore her when she approached them for assistance. The UK is buggered if this is an example of where its heading.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Levellers View Post
    No body did anything to her. She just does not like people who are different to her.
    Where does it say that in the piece, or are you inferring that from your own preconceptions.

    The ghettoisation of certain areas in the uk because of the colonisation of those areas by a Muslim majority is a lesson to all right thinking people to not allow the same to happen here.
    Integration has to be the way to go.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Levellers View Post
    No body did anything to her. She just does not like people who are different to her.
    She's was a 60 something woman lost in an area she didn't know where people looked at her suspiciously and apparently wouldn't help her. That's enough to freak most people out, although one would wonder at the choice of comments.
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    Quote Originally Posted by slippy wicket View Post
    Where does it say that in the piece, or are you inferring that from your own preconceptions.

    The ghettoisation of certain areas in the uk because of the colonisation of those areas by a Muslim majority is a lesson to all right thinking people to not allow the same to happen here.
    Integration has to be the way to go.
    Integration is the only way to go, except for Roma and Travellers, they are beyond the pale! LOL!
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