“Even the admittedly disturbing statistics you cite only serve to back up the fact that Britain’s “teenaged gangs” are mere pretenders to the ones seen in the United States.”

He added:

“As a psychologist and a social entrepreneur, I know that the US-style political hyperbole you have employed here can only be detrimental to the communities in question and and the people left addressing the real and difficult problems that do exist in these communities.”