21 April 2015

Hampstead liberals can use their vote to fight radical Islam (and silence right-wing bores)

.... Secularism in the Islamic world would make life better for the vast majority of Muslims, and for 100 per cent of non-Muslims. But while spreading secularism is the most important thing that can be done right now, it is also perhaps the most dangerous.

I admire journalists and politicians who speak out when it costs them something, but in the West bravely telling the truth usually involves no more than social snubs or at worst, career decline; whatever one thinks about the liberal metropolitan elite, they don’t tend to behead critics. Speaking out against Islamism, for a Muslim, is something quite different. [The Spectator] Read more