Mehdi Hasan Smears Douglas Murray & Robert Spencer

A couple of weeks ago Mehdi Hasan -- who seems to be the only spokesman Muslims and Islam have in the UK (apart from the BBC's very own 'Mo' Ansar) -- wrote an article for the Huffington Post in which he said that the British writer and conservative, Douglas Murray, 'tried to smear' him. Fourteen words later Mehdi Hasan attempts to smear Douglas Murray with the word 'neocon'! (I'm not saying that saying someone is a neocon is a smear. I'm saying that Hasan takes it to be a smear and hopes his readers do too.) Virtually the entire article, 'Douglas Murray, the EDL, Dodgy Videos and Me', is based on the argument -- if it is an argument! -- that if Douglas Murray supports the English Defence League in any way (whether he does so or not is not my concern here), then he's a 'fascist' and a 'racist' and therefore can't be trusted and shouldn't even be given any air-time. (The EDL is a non-party single-issue movement which fights against -- amongst other things -- Islamism, Sharia law and...(Read Full Article)