Our Public Relations Failure

Over the weekend, an adviser to the British Queen was sacked after emails were leaked in which he was found to be insulting British Pakistanis. The adviser, Paul Sabapathy, wrote that Pakistanis need to be taught “basic common courtesy and civility”. This kind of insult is obviously beyond the pale and sacking him for such poor “advise” was the right result. However, there is an important lesson in this story, not only for those who wish to go around insulting respected communities, but for our own community as well.

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