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Posted on 08/13/2009 5:06:15 PM PDT by JLS
In fact, well blame anything rather than confront the truth about whats happening
Christopher Caldwells new book is called Reflections on the Revolution in Europe. And, if you dont quite get the Burkean allusion, his subtitle spells out his real concerns: Immigration, Islam and the West. Given my own obsessions in recent years, youd expect me to be favourably disposed to it. And I am, my enthusiasm only slightly tempered by the instant conventional wisdom that, if youre only going to buy one Islamophobic Euro-doom-mongering diatribe this summer, Caldwells is the sober and respectable one, in striking contrast to certain others we could mention. Unlike [Oriana] Fallaci and Mark Steyn, Caldwell does not rant or sneer, writes Matt Carr of Britains Institute of Race Relations. Caldwell, says The Atlantics Andrew Sullivan, is not a Steynian hysteric. Oh, dear. I think I prefer the droll Irish commentator P ONeill: Someone has to say it, he smirked. Caldwell is the thinking mans Mark Steyn.
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Steyn ping opportunity.
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