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‘An Instrument of Persecution’ – Seven Times Anti-Boris Leftists Attacked the Burqa

Burqas are a prison for women
Country: 
United Kingdom (UK)
News Date: 
13/08/2018
Lancastrian
Summary: 
Establishment ‘conservatives’ and left-liberal politicians and journalists have rushed to condemn Brexiteer former foreign secretary Boris Johnson for his comments on the “ridiculous” burqa, branding him “Islamophobic” and even “racist” — but have not shied away from criticising the garment themselves in the past. The two-time Mayor of London’s relatively mild comments on the full face veil — in which he opposed a ban on the garment, as a large majority of the public would like to see — were nothing new in the British public sphere, with even his comparison of wearers to “letterboxes” having been advanced by left-liberal outlets before.