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Don’t let’s be beastly to the Islams


This is not the first time the British urge to appease its enemies has come under criticism.

“Sterilization simply isn’t done.”

It might be well to think about what happened after the War. My mother grew up starving. Yes, literally starving. She was a good five inches shorter than I; I could put my chin on the top of her head. This is because she grew up in Manchester after the War during rationing. She told me the story of lining up twice a week with all the other children on her block in Wythenshawe to receive exactly one glass of orange juice. Rationing went on in Britain until 1953, while the allied nations busied themselves with rebuilding the countries they’d just defeated.

It’s also worth noting that this song by Noel Coward was banned in Britain during the war, for being too critical of the government.