Douglas Murray

Douglas Murray

“Theresa May’s safe pair of hands seems a great blessing after the vacuum Cameron and Osborne left us in”

“What would George Weidenfeld have thought of Brexit? He would have analysed the causes and asked: ‘Now — how do we save Europe?'”

“The streets of San Francisco are largely populated by zombies, howling at the
pavement and cursing the moon”

‘It is Homer Simpson, I believe, who is credited with the observation, “Actors—is there anything they don’t know?”’

“Our decent desire to be polite, combined with our indecent concessions to fear, make reform of Islam less likely”

‘If we do leave the EU, it should be more in a spirit of regret than of celebration’

How many more atrocities must Western societies endure before the question of what to do about radical Islam is taken seriously?

“Perhaps it isn’t surprising that skin colour became a state of mind in a year when gender already had”

“And what — beyond grief — can European citizens do after Paris? Can we be anything more than mourners at our own funeral?”

‘From the point of view of anyone seeking safety and comfort the whole business of life is very badly organised’