The above video interview dates from President Trump’s previous visit to the UK when the same ugly baby balloon image of him was permitted that will be flown in London during this week’s visit. It’s a disgrace. It’s insulting, as is his description of the President as a “fascist“. One thought which crosses my mind is whether a Christian Mayor would have been so unkind, whatever his political views. Now, before I’m arrested for “hate speech” let me make my position clear; just try it – if anyone is guilty of hate speech and inciting to hatred, it is, in my considered view, Sadiq Khan. And let me add, by way of emphasising that thought which crossed my mind, I sincerely hope that no Christian Mayor of London (or anywhere else for that matter) would be so cruelly unkind in his remarks and in permitting such an insulting image to be publicly displayed during such an important state visit. I know it’s completely unfashionable to even hint at anything negative in any non-Christian religion but that’s too bad. I’m hinting. In Christianity, we are taught to love even our enemies, to “do good to those who persecute you” – I’m wondering if there is anything similar is Islamic teaching that should have prevented Khan from being so nasty to Donald Trump? Obviously, as a public figure, the President is not above criticism, but nasty personal remarks and caricatures?
Headlines today scream that it is Trump who is insulting Khan! Laughable. As it is laughable that Trump is intervening in UK elections by suggesting Boris Johnson for PM. Having watched the interview, I am appalled at the dishonesty. The political editor of The Sun ASKED Donald Trump for his opinion on various people including Boris, so it is entirely disingenuous to give the impression that the President pushed for any particular candidate in the leadership race. He simply answered a question. End of.
No wonder Donald Trump despises the mainstream media. Me, too. What about you? IS Sadiq Khan guilty of inciting hatred against the President of the United States of America?