"Hitler" Hastings offers a sign of peace. But not to Muslims
Over in the Northcliffe House bunker, though, no such thought is allowed to enter. Of Wednesday, readers were told, “a minority of British commentators … took a disturbingly ambivalent view. To this ‘if and but’ brigade, the victims had somehow provoked their murderers: it was an act of vengeance for cartoons lampooning the Prophet Mohammed”. Such a small minority that nobody outside the Dacre bunker noticed.