Knights, Dames and terrorists

Crikey readers have their say on terrorism and the intricacies of honorifics.

An easy run for white terrorists is old news

John Richardson writes: Re. “Why white terrorism isn’t terrorism” (yesterday). Bernard Keane’s sudden discovery that “white terrorism isn’t terrorism” surely defies belief, as does his use of American horror stories involving every fascist white supremacist wingnut and airhead to make his point.Whilst I can’t disagree with Bernard’s conclusion that terrorism has become totalitarianism’s most effective straw man, the exception accorded to the “white hats” is really very old news, as the inconvenient and long ignored criminal antics of Bush, Blair and Howard so readily demonstrate.

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