Shelagh Fogarty is Leading Britain's Conversation.
7 July 2016, 12:31
George W Bush says God told him to invade Iraq, says James O'Brien. Just imagine he'd said Allah instead...
"I'm sorry to repeat myself, but we'll have all forgotten about this next week and we'll all be led down the same path again," said James.
"Just imagine if he'd said Allah instead of God.
"In the current climate, call it what you will, Britain, 21st Century, the land that Rupert built, just imagine if he'd said Allah instead of God.
"Why did you go and kill all those people? 'Allah told me to' - that makes him a terrorist, straight away. No trial, no tribulation, no quibbling."
"Guess what? Allah and God, as words, as collections of letters, they mean exactly the same thing.
"Allah made me do it? Terrorist, hang him.
"God made me do it? President, fete him.