Controversial Footy Show co-host Sam Newman has launched an extraordinary attack on the Australian Muslim community after AFL stars embrace Adam Saad and Bachar Houli for a hug during the Essendon confrontation with Richmond last week.
The drama from Senator Fraser Anning's parliamentary speech last week – in which he called for a ban on immigration by Muslims – continued with a heated Newman's tirade that saw the AFL media personality declare that Muslim Australians do not "nationalize" .
Speaking about being Sam, Mike and Thommo podcast, Newman claimed that the Muslim community in Australia has created a gap through & # 39; no common values & # 39; to share with traditional Australians.
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"They do not generally nationalize, they colonize," Newman said.
"There are 600,000 Muslims in Australia, they do not share a common interest with what we are talking about.
"They have no common values, they preach to another, divine god.
"This has been a huge problem in Europe and it is becoming a huge problem in America."
The eruption comes in response to the decision of the AFL to give Essendon and Richmond the opportunity to make a statement against Senator Fraser's speech.
Saad and Houli – who described Newman as "fine young men & # 39; and & # 39; fine young Muslims & # 39; – hugged each other during the minting on the MCG on Friday night as a & # 39; & # 39; symbolic gesture & # 39; & # 39; to celebrate multiculturalism.
Newman was a challenging critic against AFL's support for same-sex marriage and further warned the governing body about nosing their noses in political matters.
"When you introduce yourself into the political arena to tell people about their politics and to tell people what to think, you make a rod for yourself," said Newman.
"Because you then invite people not to respect the flag, the national anthem and the nation by doing what the NFL does in America and that is to sit down or take a knee and show that you are not patriotic and a hornet nest.
"Stay out of our minds … let people go to the games and not be read by the AFL, the NRL basketball or anyone else about politics.
"People do not want to hear what they have to think.
"They just have to set up a game and get the rules right and get them right in the right way and get a match review system that is competent, that's all they have to do." Stay out of our lives. "