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Originally posted by kimish
With tensions this high, I would not be surprised if a non-Muslim defaced the memorials with 'Islam' just to incite more anger and violence.
Originally posted by KingIcarus
I can't work out why everyone is so keen to escalate this.
I can't speak for the rest of the country, but up here in Manchester everyone is pretty breezy. Obviously people are sad for the poor chap who was murdered - especially as he's a local lad - but I don't get the sense that anyone's ready to riot.
It's almost as if people think the barbarism of a couple of murderous idiots doesn't have to become more than what it actually is - the barbarism of a couple of murderous idiots.