The “read the whole thing” injunction has rarely been more apt, especially when you’re faced with the first two paragraphs.
Be sure to click on the links, and think “Swiftian”…
What about all those pictures angry Muslims and the UAF disseminated that show EDL people Sieg Heiling? The organization may make a public display of trying to thwart these types, but if they attract fascists, they are fascist, right? I mean, if it walks like a duck and it talks like a duck, it’s a—
—I just thought of something. All cats are mammals and all dogs are mammals, but I’m pretty sure cats are not dogs. Guilt by association can get pretty flimsy. Hitler used toilet paper. Does that mean I have to start wiping my ass with my left hand? Attracting a certain type doesn’t mean you choose to affiliate with that type. Dance clubs still attract plenty of drug dealers, despite all their signs banning drugs and all the bouncers they pay to kick out drug users. Does that mean clubs are pro-drug, even though they’d lose their license and ergo their entire business? Do they secretly love drugs? It’s hard to say yes, but I’m willing to try.
I’m sorry for being all over the place here, but I was told this EDL thing would be pretty cut-and-dried. Every time I think I’ve nailed them, they pull out the nails. Insisting that a few white extremists discredit an entire organization mirrors what leftists are always saying about how “Islamophobes” allow a few extremists to falsely discredit a whole religion.