Gideon's Blog

In direct contravention of my wife's explicit instructions, herewith I inaugurate my first blog. Long may it prosper.

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Friday, May 10, 2002
 
Melanie Phillips has written one of the smarter pieces I read yet on Pim Fortuyn in The Spectator. Her argument: that Fortuyn presented himself as the defender of liberal values against Islam, but that his libertarian and even libertine interpretation of liberalism was incapable of winning that battle. A very important argument, and one I will return to repeatedly.