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Democracy & Development
October 17, 2016

Eastwood’s selective style of tolerance could lead to problems for SDLP in future

by
Henry Jackson Society
and
Douglas Murray

Originally published by The Belfast Times

The second, a few days ago, apropos various remarks of Donald Trump, explained: “As leader of the SDLP and the progressive nationalist tradition on this island, I will not give any support to such an administration, founded on bigotry, by attending the White House under a Trump administration.”

I thought the political commentator, my friend Douglas Murray, summed it up brilliantly after the second presidential debate.

“After an hour and a half of brutal, bitter exchanges, a man asked Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump if they could think of ‘one positive thing that you respect in one another’.

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Douglas Murray

About Douglas Murray

A bestselling author and award-winning political commentator, he previously founded the Centre for Social Cohesion, which monitors extremism in Britain. Murray is the author of numerous publications including, "Victims of Intimidation: Freedom of Speech within Europe's Muslim Communities". A columnist for Standpoint magazine, he writes for a variety of other publications, including the Spectator and Wall Street Journal. Murray is an expert on Islamist extremism and UK foreign policy. He recently published a book on the Saville Inquiry into Bloody Sunday.

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