Britain’s overwhelming outpouring of unity

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Via the Sunday Express:

In a moving demonstration of the bulldog spirit, the biggest crowd since VE Day poured into a city centre to stand shoulder-to-shoulder in support of the nation’s armed forces.

The overwhelming outpouring of unity at the homecoming parade for the 2nd Battalion the Royal Anglian Regiment was prompted by shameful taunts from Islamic extremists.

The fanatics had tried to hijack a welcome-home march earlier this week, denouncing the brave troops as “criminals, murderers and terrorists”.

The situation was inflamed further when hate preacher Anjem Choudary and banned cleric Omar Bakri Mohammed praised Muslims who branded the soldiers as “cowards”.

But the hatred has only served to unite the British public…

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