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Danish editor slams US 'political correctness' on cartoons
The Danish editor who commissioned the Mohammed cartoons that triggered deadly protests a decade ago said Monday the failed attack on a Texas cartoon exhibition won't change how "politically correct" Americans feel about the drawings.
"The lines have already been drawn in this debate in the US and I do not think events like these can change anything, because people will read their own opinions into it," Flemming Rose told Jyllands-Posten, where he is currently the foreign editor.
"Those who think you have a right to draw Mohammed if you want, and believe it is an important part of freedom of speech will say: 'There, you can see that freedom of speech is under threat.'"
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