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Question Time is going to be heated tonight, with George Galloway! watch

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    A really interesting panel!

    "David Dimbleby will be joined in Norwich by Geoff Hoon MP, Baroness Warsi, Baroness Williams, Clive James and George Galloway MP."

    Galloway will infuriate the hell out of me, which begs the question as to why he (as a political extremist) is allowed on Question Time, when Nick Griffin seemingly is not. I find Griffin's views as abhorrent as Galloway's views, but I don't like the double standards of the BBC.
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    lolwut? How can you even compare Griffin to Galloway? Galloway may be a fool, but he is not openly racist or bigoted.
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    Galloway is ideal for this show, will definitely watch..
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    Oh, I'm going to watch this. Galloway always causes controversy.
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    (Original post by smalltownboy)
    lolwut? How can you even compare Griffin to Galloway? Galloway may be a fool, but he is not openly racist or bigoted.
    They are both political extremists. I don't see how using emotional terms such as 'racist' and 'bigoted' (which arguably he is) tips the scales.

    Galloway has been accused of displaying racist language against Jews and his infamous 'blacker face' remark in regards to Oona King, so your argument pretty much collapses at this point.
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    (Original post by Forbidden Fruit)
    They are both political extremists. I don't see how using emotional terms such as 'racist' and 'bigoted' (which arguably he is) tips the scales.

    Galloway has been accused of displaying racist language against Jews and his infamous 'blacker face' remark in regards to Oona King, so your argument pretty much collapses at this point.
    I don't think you can compare Griffin and Galloway, sorry but try something else.
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    I love Galloway. =)
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    (Original post by slawaccess23)
    I don't think you can compare Griffin and Galloway, sorry but try something else.
    Failing to refute my argument or providing evidence as to why they are incomparable on a core level (political extremists) certainly won't motivate me to agree with your 'try something else' demand.
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    They always have one person who has no political knowledge whatsoever, a celebrity if you will.



    It makes perfect sense that Galloway takes that position.
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    Thanks OP
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    It would be intriguing to see Nick Griffin on Question Time though
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    galloway might be an ass***** but at least he's not a ****. i dunno why there isn't more warsi hate in this thread. she needs colon cancer.
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    (Original post by Rizzletastic)
    They always have one person who has no political knowledge whatsoever, a celebrity if you will.



    It makes perfect sense that Galloway takes that position.
    i remember they had will young on once. He was useless
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    (Original post by Forbidden Fruit)
    Failing to refute my argument or providing evidence as to why they are incomparable on a core level (political extremists) certainly won't motivate me to agree with your 'try something else' demand.
    It's too self-evident, you actually want me to give evidences of views held by Griffin and you really think you can counter it with those apparantly hienous comments made by Galloway?
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    (Original post by abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz)
    i remember they had will smith on once. He was useless
    Hah I would have like to have seen that. At least with guys like Jarvis Cocker you know they are going to have a decent input.
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    (Original post by slawaccess23)
    It's too self-evident, you actually want me to give evidences of views held by Griffin and you really think you can counter it with those apparantly hienous comments made by Galloway? Get a grip, you must be bored to discuss something like this.
    I'd have to agree with FF...
    Politically extreme Liberals annoy me as much as the opposite, and are realistically just as bad.
    Nick Griffin gets an extremely bad rep, due to all the politically lefty students... And Hitler.
    I'm not a BNP supporter, but George Galloway is equally ridiculous as Nick Griffin, and perhaps even more so. His continual righteous indignation irritates me.
    Just as evangelical Christians can be viewed as bad, I don't think they are any worse than staunch Atheists, who try and press their views upon others (i.e. Richard Dawkins.)
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    (Original post by Rizzletastic)
    Hah I would have like to have seen that. At least with guys like Jarvis Cocker you know they are going to have a decent input.
    Will smith lmao no, i dunno what i was thinking there

    will young sorry*
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    (Original post by slawaccess23)
    It's too self-evident, you actually want me to give evidences of views held by Griffin and you really think you can counter it with those apparantly hienous comments made by Galloway? Get a grip, you must be bored to discuss something like this.
    Again, you fail to refute my argument and reinforce your claims. Instead, resorting to lazy, infantile ad homs.

    So why, exactly, do you think Griffin should not be allowed on Question Time? If the BBC are measuring such parameters on offensiveness, Galloway has arguably spouted views and acted in a manner which is on the same level, if not worse than Griffin.

    Griffin and Galloway may subscribe to different ideologies, but their levels of offensiveness and extremism are negligible.
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    Griffin should be allowed on to questiontime, because I want him to make as many gaffes in public as possible to show people what that party really is about. His public views on sinking immigrants on their boats and then as an afterthought talk about throwing them life rafts show his careless talk could undermine that party.

    I find question time extremely annoying and I don't believe the BBC is trying in anyway to represent the views of the mainstream british public and should be privatised. I think the american news networks like fox and cnn is the way to go. They are biased but make no secret of it. They are also putting on pointless comedians and music artists who most of the time make complete arses of themselves.However I still watch it when they put on politicians I like such as David Davis, Hague, Nigel Farage, Daniel Hannan ,John Prescott

    While my views are far right, I like Galloway and admire him for standing up for his opinions.He is very intelligent and a true socialist unlike these plastic ones in New Labour. His name is mud in the Labour party. Which can only be a good thing.
 
 
 
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