Theresa May and Donald Trump have turned their backs on the roar of outrage against his immigration ban. It seems their minds were on other matters [Image: Getty].

By their actions shall you know them.

US President Donald Trump launched a purge against people entering the United States from seven Middle Eastern/Muslim nations (notably, not those with business ties to his own firms) – on Holocaust Memorial Day, proving either that he has no interest in learning from history or that he intends his presidency to be deliberately provocative against common decency.

The countries coloured red are those on which Donald Trump’s migrant ban has been inflicted. Those in mustard yellow are where he has done business or pursued potential deals.

This was the inevitable response to the selectivity of Mr Trump’s immigration ban.

UK Prime Minister Theresa May ignored calls on her to condemn this ban, which many consider to be disgustingly racist and bigoted, even though it has now been revealed that one of her own Conservative MPs will be affected by it.

Nadhim Zahawi, Tory MP for Stratford-on-Avon, who is a British citizen of Iraqi origin, has confirmed that the executive order – banning people from seven countries including Iraq from entering the United States for at least 90 days – does apply to him:

So Mr Trump’s order adversely affects not only people from the Middle East countries he has named but also a UK member of Parliament and colleague of Theresa May, the UK Prime Minister – and she has nothing to say about it.

LOST: 1 spine
Owner: Theresa May
Last seen: prior to holding the tiny hand of a tyrant [Image: Dr Alex Gates on Twitter].

Perhaps she has been too busy selling jets to another would-be dictator, Erdogan of Turkey.

Because that’s what the UK does nowadays, under Tory Theresa’s rule. We support dictators.

Notice that Mrs May felt able to lecture Erdogan on his human rights obligations, something she never dared with Drumpf. This is because she is a typical bully, happy to threaten people she considers smaller than her but completely incapable of standing up to someone she thinks can hit harder than her.

Perhaps surprisingly, while Mr Zahawi has yet to criticise his leader for her silence, other Conservatives have already spoken up against Mr Trump:

Some supported this view of Mr Trump:

At least one has turned on her own leader:

Meanwhile, the consequences of Mr Trump’s executive order have started to be felt across the States:

Oh, and in case you’re wondering what all the fuss is about:

The concern that the president has given terrorists a huge PR victory has been echoed by commentators including the New York Times.

Meanwhile, other world leaders have signified their own opposition to Herr Drumpf’s oppression, either by inviting refugees from the banned countries into theirs:

Or by directly urging Drumpf to perform a policy U-turn and accept refugees from these countries:

One national leader appears to have signalled his support, though:

Yes, indeed. By their actions shall you know them.

But let’s get back to Theresa the Appeaser: Considering the fact that Herr Drumpf’s order will affect UK citizens (Mr Zahawi is merely a prominent example), one can certainly agree with Tim Stanley:

And Emily Thornberry:

Also Angela Rayner, Francesca Martinez and all the others:

Mrs May’s silence on this vital matter has led to obvious speculation with regard to the other issue of paramount importance to the UK at the moment, and nobody can blame Harry for this thought:

One opinion you won’t hear, though, is that of Theresa May – unless you count her cowardly claim that it is up to the United States to decide their own policy.

By her actions shall you, indeed, know Theresa May.

You’ll know that she is a bully, a coward, an appeaser and unfit to be the UK’s leader.

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