“Good thinking George - whether they agree with you or not, if they are from Israel you are aginst them.
Now imaginne someone said: "we don't want any tourists from Gaza because of the rockets they fire at civilians." Or from Pakistan because of what the Taliban do there. Or from Russia, because of Putin. I think we could get quite a list up and ban visitors from pretty much anywhere.
““There’s no such thing as a little bit of rape or a mild rape. Let’s just get that clear once and for all.”
That was not the question: the question was "is there such a thing as a worse rape?" That is, can you imagine that one rape could be more terrible for a victim than another. Ms Chakrabarti seems to think not: she imples that all rapes are the same, regardless of circumstance. I can see how someone might take this position, but I suspect that there are many who do not.
You've heard of "Disgusted, Tunbridge Wells"? Well, I live in Holland Park and I've Had It. Up to here! An old curmudgeon, I rant and rave about things I read, see or hear in the News. Frequently sarcastic, irreverent and libertarian; often wrong - but never uncertain.