If a politician said he wanted to “cement our city as a beacon that demonstrates the meaning of the words of the Prophet,” one might assume that politician came from Syria, Iran or maybe even one of Egypt’s more radical Muslim factions. But they’d be wrong. That person is, in fact, the Labour Party’s candidate for London Mayor, Ken Livingstone.
The Daily Telegraph found the above video of Livingstone’s speech, and wrote this about it:
Mr Livingstone, Labour’s candidate for mayor of London, pledged to “educate the mass of Londoners” in Islam, saying: “That will help to cement our city as a beacon that demonstrates the meaning of the words of the Prophet.” Mr Livingstone described Mohammed’s words in his last sermon as “an agenda for all humanity.”
He praised the Prophet’s last sermon, telling his audience: “I want to spend the next four years making sure that every non-Muslim in London knows and understands [its] words and message.” He also promised to “make your life a bit easier financially.”
Mr Livingstone was speaking at last Friday’s Jummah prayer at the North London Central Mosque, also known as Finsbury Park Mosque, formerly controlled by the terrorist recruiter Abu Hamza.
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