UK comedian reveals BBC made him re-record a joke about ISIS in case it offended Muslims


Howard clearly has it wrong: the BBC wasn’t worried about offending ISIS, it was worried about offending Muslims in Britain by suggesting that ISIS was Islamic. The Muslims in Britain know very well that ISIS is Islamic, but the BBC doesn’t, and the BBC, like all of the enemedia, makes it job one to scrub and whitewash Islam of any connection to the atrocities and savagery perpetrated by Muslims acting in accord with Islamic teachings. The BBC routinely downplays or denies altogether the jihadist motivations of jihadis, and constantly claims that jihad attacks have nothing to do with Islam. In doing this, they’re actually enabling jihad, by foreclosing on any discussion of its root causes.

“Comedian Russell Howard reveals BBC made him re-record a joke about ISIS in case it offended the murderous terror group,” by Rory Tingle, Mailonline, January 28, 2019 (thanks to Christian):

Russell Howard has claimed BBC executives once made him re-record a joke about ISIS in case it offended the genocidal terrorist group.

The comedian, speaking about freedom of speech on Sky One’s The Russell Howard Hour, said a routine in which he attacked the terror cult for ‘not being Muslims’ after the 2015 Paris attacks sparked concerns among the corporation’s management.

Howard, 38, claimed he was told to change the skit to instead say Isis ‘weren’t ‘devout’ Muslims’, prompting the Bristol-born comic to question, ‘are we worried about offending ISIS?’

The 38-year-old said: ‘A while back I worked for the BBC and I did a piece about the Paris attacks when I said Isis weren’t Muslims, they were terrorists – and the crowd cheered.

‘And then, at the end of the show, the BBC lost their mind, [saying] ‘You need to re-record it! You need to say Isis aren’t devout Muslims.’

‘I was like, “Are you worried we are going to offend Isis?'” Are they going to write in?’

Howard then imagined an ISIS terrorist writing a letter of complaint to the BBC’s feedback programme about his former show, Russell Howard’s Good News.

‘Dear Points Of View, imagine my horror when I was misrepresented on a late-night satire show. Farouk and I will be cancelling our TV licence. Please excuse my handwriting, I have a hook for a hand.’

He added: ‘F*** those traitors to their faith! If they are killing people, the least I can do as a comedian is call them names. And if Isis gets upset, then f*** them.’

In the broadcast version of Russell Howard’s Good News, the wording ‘devout Muslims’ was used….

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