Friday, June 23, 2006

Ken Livingstone has been cleared of antisemitism ...

Another fun story:

http://politics.guardian.co.uk/gla/story/0,,1801556,00.html

A few first lines:

*------- COURTESY of GUARDIAN :
Mayor's rebuke to tycoon brothers was 'proportionate and reasonable'

Hugh Muir
Tuesday June 20, 2006
The Guardian

Ken Livingstone's suggestion that two Jewish multi-millionaire property developers might "go back to Iran and try their luck with the ayatollahs" was proportionate and voiced with "good reason", an official inquiry concluded yesterday.
Despite the furore after the London mayor's comments in March about the brothers David and Simon Reuben, the investigating officer found that his comments were justified and could not reasonably have been considered anti-semitic. He said they "were not aimed at causing gratuitous harm, and so were not vindictive".

*------- Read the rest in the link above

1 comment:

  1. sorry, i cannot keep of with the rate that you produce this shit ... don't expect comments from me anymore _nIn_

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