One Niqab, Two Different Stories

#Opinion

Tue, Mar 23rd, 2010 19:12 by capnasty NEWS

In French, the problem is clearly Ms. Ahmed--a stubborn hard-liner whose unreasonable demands people bent over backward to accommodate. In English, the problem is clearly the authorities, who hounded her and unreasonably denied her rights. The subtext is that Quebec society has an attitude problem. It is intolerant of immigrants and minorities, and the politicians are pandering to the base.

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