Steynianism 45.5

Rowan Gets It, Kinda

It’s always fun to pick on bearded lefties like the present Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams. He recently said that the adoption of certain aspects of Sharia law in the UK “seems unavoidable”. For this, he’s receiving flak from many in the media.

The simple fact is: he’s unintentionally right.

As Melanie Phillips has detailed in her excellent book Londonistan, over the past two decades, England became the center for Islamic fundamentalism in the Western world: some of the 9/11 bombers had connections with mosques, schools, and groups in the UK. The British Government, the chattering classes and intellectual elites, and the established Church of England have almost universally– whenever it was really important– surrendered, appeased, and given in to the most militant elements of the immigrant Muslim community, in the name of fighting supposed ‘Islamophobia’, multiculturalism, getting the muslim vote, and avoiding unpleasantness.

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Saith Shaidle

If everyone who comes to her blog every day…

bought a copy of her book Acoustic Ladyland

She could blog full-time for the rest of the year.

Just sayin’…

PS: A satisfied reader writes,

That Steyn fella is right, you do write like a dream. Love your blog as well.”

Steynianism 45.0

Steyn News & Mixed Bag

~ URGENT: send your support to MP Keith Martin …. (KShaidle)

~ VIA HOTAIR AUDIO: Mark Steyn on the end of free speech in Canada …. (

~ THE NEW WAR ROOM: Warren Kinsella, the Karsh of Ottawa men’s rooms, wants to extend Section 13 to public toilets …. (fivefeetoffury)

~ THE NATIONAL POST Editorial Board on Human Rights Legislation: Keith Martin’s good fight …. (

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