Hassan said Muslim women, particularly, have politicized the issue and says she knows of circumstances where women have refused to show their face on principle.
“Now criminal aspects in society are taking advantage of this,” she said.
“This is why I’ve always (wanted to) ban burkas in public places. In your home, wear whatever you want. But in public buildings and places, we need to know the identities of people and that is impossible if you are covering your face,” Hassan said.
Here’s the real issue re: the LCBO selling booze to a kid in a burka:
“Why didn’t the employees ask to see ID?” We all know the answer…
“I got an instant chill when I looked at [Atta]. I got this grip in my stomach and then, of course, I gave myself a political correct slap…I thought, ‘My God, Michael, these are just a couple of Arab businessmen.'”
Ticket agent Michael Touhey never says what else he had to be thinking:
I don’t want to get fired, or at the very least, end up in “diversity training” hell.