Anti Muslim Bigotry

Kammo on Swiss Populism

Oliver Kamm has an excellent comment piece here:

The Swiss vote to ban the construction of minarets fits a wider pattern of populist protest in Western Europe. Parties of the Right have campaigned vigorously against the supposedly alien influence spread by Muslim populations.

That movement should be sharply distinguished from the secularist and liberal defence of the principles of a pluralist society.

Read the rest of it.