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← Stop female genital mutilation in the UK! - Avaaz.org petition

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Comment 4 by Robert Firth

If this petition were to stop ... confirm among the practitioners of FGM the disgusting hypocrisy of us Westerners, who condemn them for doing to girls what we routinely do to boys.

Around here we call this "whataboutery."

"They" are welcome to call me a hypocrate a million times if my efforts can save one single little girl. Frankly my dear, ...

And, please, be careful who you include in your "we." It does not include the vast majority of Westerners nor the majority of regulars on this Board. It certainly does NOT include this African.

Mon, 04 Jun 2012 17:04:34 UTC | #945507