- The pen is mightier than the sword. No comparison can be made between racist speech and actual physical violence.
- We support freedom of expression. Muslims must integrate to the dominant culture.
- Cartoons of Mohammed are just a joke and Muslims who feel attacked by them are being over-sensitive and censorious. There is an irresolvable clash of civilisations between the West and the Islamic world – satire is one of our key weapons in that struggle.
(See also: Woolwich, Islam and the contours of contemporary racism)