Government Minister apologizes to Sir Roger Scruton over wrongful dismissal.

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So a British government minister has apologized to Sir Roger Scruton who was dismissed from a government Committee some months ago. James Brokenshire said Sir Roger had been unjustly dismissed based on a misleading report of his comments.

It had been alleged that Sir Roger made anti-Semitic and Islamophobic remarks.

Sir Roger said the dismissal could have potentially destroyed his career, identity and personality. Now he is vindicated, but only after having been put through a lot of suffering. The New Statesman, which misreported his remarks, has also apologized to him. He said there has been a "witch-hunt of people of the right".
This kind of witch-hunting of people on the right is something which is getting worse in our societies
James Brokenshire apologises to Sir Roger Scruton over sacking
 


Dame_Enda

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Its part of the witch-hunt against phony "anti semitism" in the UK.
 

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'Sir' Roger Scruton? Nice one, Rog. Did he get away with the whole taking money from Japanese tobacco companies thing while pretending to write balanced pieces for the right wing press on the subject?

'Sir'. That must have been a desperate year.
 

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I remember Scruton from the '80s.

He was a proponent of scientific racism falsely claiming there was scientific evidence to prove racial superiority (Anglo-Saxon whites at the top of course!). Regarding the Irish his theory was those of intellectual superiority emigrated to America and the dullards were left behind.
 

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I remember him too. I seem to recall him being a proponent of anything he was paid to believe in.

And that's all anyone needs to know about Roj.
 


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