More than half of Britons now regard Muslims as a threat to the UK, far more than in the immediate aftermath of the 7/7 bombings a decade ago, an exclusive poll for The Huffington Post UK has found....
The poll question specifically precluded "fundamentalist Islamist groups", meaning those polled were asked to focus on the religion as a whole.
Taken before the recent beach massacre which killed at least 30 British tourists in Tunisia, it reveals a marked rise in negative attitudes towards Muslims.
Over a quarter of people (27%) said they saw Islam as a "major threat" to Western liberal democracy, a jump from 19% who said the same in a YouGov poll conducted on the day after the 7/7 bombings.Source
Never forget that we are the majority. The ruling caste, by harnessing the power of the state and shaping the public narrative, is able to create the illusion that their extremism is somehow normal and those who dissent from it are the marginal ones. But, in truth, it is the other way round.