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Theresa May Have a Point,

Posted on the 07 October 2015 by Markwadsworth @Mark_Wadsworth

From the BBC:
[Theresa May] also said high migration made a "cohesive society" impossible.
Fair enough, you might think. That is just simply a statement of fact. We could argue about the word 'impossible' or that 'cohesiveness' is not an either-or thing i.e. high immigration merely reduces cohesiveness by a few per cent on some arbitrary scale, but hey.
And as a Home Secretary, she is probably just as useless as most of the Home Secretaries we've had before, but that is irrelevant here.
I don't know why some people are so up in arms about this. You might not like it, you might wish it were not so, you might say that this is only because British people are racist (they're not). But that doesn't stop it being true.
Taking a longer passage from the article, you can see that she even threw in a bit of the usual PC crap:
Mrs May also said refugees should not be "conflated" with economic migrants.
Why not? A refugee is somebody fleeing a war or disaster zone to the nearest safe country, not somebody who has made the decision to travel half way across the world to somewhere that's considerably wealthier than the nearest safe country.

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