My friend Rachel (who lives near Barcelona) sent me this political ad from one of Catalonia extreme right-wing anti-immigration parties:
My first reaction (besides recoiling at its sheer shittiness) was anti-racist outrage. My second reaction was, how far are we old-school Canadians from this level of anti-Islamic ethnic paranoia?
Especially since some of our southern neighbours seem to already be there:
I'm not scared of Islam. I'm scared of ethnocentric hate... by anybody, towards anybody.