That is, if America's New Left have anything to say about the dastardly depiction of Muslims as terrorist bombers.
The BBC has dropped plans to screen a fictional terrorist attack by Muslim extremists in the new series of the hospital drama Casualty.Read more
Senior executives had discussed the plotline in a development meeting but were overruled by the corporation's editorial guidelines department amid fears it would cause offence.
The opening episode, to be shown next month, will now focus on the bloody aftermath of an explosion caused by animal rights extremists.
Critics, among them Lord Tebbit, the former Conservative Party chairman whose wife was paralysed by an IRA terrorist attack in Brighton 23 years ago, condemned the climbdown.
"People were perfectly free during the violence in Northern Ireland to produce dramas about terrorism for which presumably they might have been accused of stereotyping IRA terrorists or even suggesting that all Catholics were terrorists," said Lord Tebbit. "What is the difference here? The BBC exists in a world of New Labour political correctness."