They always find a way. The cartoon intifada hasn’t even reached the Sudetenland yet, and they’re already surrendering. This Reuters report describes the EU’s plan to come up with a code of self-censorship to avoid further insults to religions. Franco Frattini, the EU minister for security and silly walks put it this way:
“The press will give the Muslim world the message: We are aware of the consequences of exercising the right of free expression…We can and we are ready to self-regulate that right.” Huh? Self regulation leaves the discretion to the person whose expression is being regulated. Frattini is talking about an EU law to limit free speech.
Can someone explain to me why supposedly free nations want to be part of this French bedroom comedy now that it is demonstrably unfunny?
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?