Political Correctness

I Can’t Accept “Fat Pride”

‘Every time I talk to my brother, I wonder if it is for the last time...He is actually eating himself to death’

Public Enemy No. 0

‘The Home Secretarys job is huge, but it seems to have been reduced to the role of radio critic with a visa stamp

Must Adoption be Such an Ordeal?

Good people are being prevented from adopting not only because of who they are but because of what they think

To Hell with Niceness

The spread of political 'compassion' has led to the breakdown of family and school discipline. The results have been catastrophic

A Fire in a Crowded Theatre

‘More of a fire fighter than a fire starter, Geert Wilders has been caught in the nightmare of a British establishment that can't tell the difference’

Truth, Freedom and Fear

‘The decision to ban Wilders was the desperate diktat of ministers who have lost sight of the distinction between arbitrary government and the rule of law’

Sounds Familiar

The common ground between fine poetry and populist political rhetoric is small, and Maya Angelou has not found it

Imaginary Islamist Think-Tanks

Extremists dub themselves 'Directors' of organisations that exist only in name, and the mainstream media swoons

Obvious Remedy

The politically correct use euphemism as a means of control, but language itself resists this and fights back

Brief Encounter

Being a victim of a "speciality offence" only reaffirmed my views about police PR

Underrated: Abroad

The ravenous longing for the infinite possibilities of “otherwhere”

The king of cakes

"Yuletide revels were designed to see you through the dark days — and how dark they seem today"