Europe is finally awakening from its self-imposed Rip Van Winkle deep slumber to discover that multiculturalism is actually cultural rot and ripping its countries apart.
From the United Kingdom to France to Spain to Germany, leaders or former leaders have decried multiculturalism as a poisonous experiment in their nations.
What’s next? Will Europe discover the Earth is not flat?
You have to wonder how these leaders could have ever signed on to encouraging Muslims to lead separate lives and not assimilate in the first place. Pardon me, but even a venison-fueled guitar slayer knows that playing politically correct games like these always leads to death, destruction, and decay.
The brain-dead politically correct facade of multiculturalism was directed primarily at Muslims, and everyone knows it. European leaders were scared to be labeled as intolerant religious bigots by Muslims. Their fear was misplaced. They should have been vociferously condemning Muslims who wanted to be treated separately.
Instead of condemning Muslim extremists, Europe instead condemned a Danish cartoonist who poked fun at Muhammad. Free speech be damned. The German government censured an author for writing a popular book that contended Muslim immigrants were lowering the intelligence of Germany. Not to be outdone by the Europeans, the American media implied that those Americans who protested a mosque being built near Ground Zero in downtown Manhattan were bigoted and anti-Muslim.
And while Europe and America to some extent were embracing multiculturalism, Muslims were murdering Christians and burning down their churches in Muslim countries. (Let us not forget multiculturalism lesson No. 1: Islam is the religion of peace.)
As Europe imploded due to political correctness and doing its best to accommodate Muslims praying in the street and whatnot, many Muslims were, and still are, working hard to try and impose their religious/political customs, traditions, and values on these European nations and right here in America .
Instead of encouraging Muslims to assimilate and embrace European culture, tradition, norms, and values, European leaders buried their head in the sand and ignored the problem.
The bold, unfiltered truth is that some Muslims are not in the least bit interested in assimilating and embracing Western traditions, values and, democracy. Their goal is taking over and supplanting Islam as the mandatory religion and government. These Muslims do not believe in universal, basic human rights such as women’s equality, freedom of speech, the right of others to practice their faiths, and the rule of law. The definition of Islam for these crazies is subjugation. For Muslim extremists and radicals, Islam is about totalitarianism and enslavement, not freedom.
President Nicolas Sarkozy of France recognized the dire consequences that multiculturalism has had on France when he recently stated, “If you come to France, you accept to melt into a single community, which is the national community. And if you do not accept that, you cannot be welcome in France .”
British Prime Minister David Cameron recently said that multiculturalism is the cause of Muslim terrorism.
Whether or not Sarkozy, Cameron, and others actually get tough and do something to reverse the politically correct cultural suicide path their countries are on remains to be seen. One thing is clear, however. Now is their time to stand or fall. The culture war is on whether they like it or not.
If Europe really wants to get tough, its countries should outlaw Sharia law in all of its machinations. Public funds should be immediately cut off from Muslim groups who refuse to condemn Muslim extremism. Public condemnation by officials and others should be used against Muslims who preach separatism. The Muslim clerics who preach jihad or hatred should be jailed or expelled, and their mosques closed. Tougher immigration rules should be passed and enforced.
Muslims should be free to practice their faith, but not free to impose it on others. Democracy doesn’t work that way. When in England, act like the English. That’s the only respectful thing to do. Embrace that or leave.