Re: Malcolm Glazer. I am not a football fan and despise their tribalism >> as > much as any reasonable person, but I feel I must correct some > misapprehensions that were expressed in your article. >> >> As far as I can tell, it is the Americanism of and lack of any interest >> in > the sport by Malcolm Glazer that is the cause of hostility. Indeed, until > I > read your article I didn't know he was Jewish. Neither, I suspect do many > other people. It has not been the issue. The American ways that are > distrusted are those of rank commercialism rather than the family friendly > stadia of US sports. It is his clear lack of interest in soccer that has > caused the offence, all else follows. >> >> As for George Galloway, he is a figure of fun and not a deeply popular > demagogue. A great many of us dislike the kow-towing to Islam that is > endemic amongst the liberal elite. Galloway's Socialist/Islamo-fascist > Respect party has gained only one seat amd that in the only place where > there were sufficient Muslims to vote him in. >> >> There is a rise in Anti-Semitism and in Anti-Christian sentiment but > football and Galloway are not the indicators.