UK’s Melanie Phillips ‘Investigated’ Over Column Denouncing Palestinian Terrorists as ‘Savages’

Melanie Phillips' Spectator blogpost titled 'Armchair barbarism' prompted complaints to the PCC. Photograph: Sarah Lee for the Guardian

Britian’s PC Enforcers Attack Melanie Phillips Over Column Denouncing Palestinian Terrorists as ‘Savages’

Donald Douglas
American Power

The story’s at London’s Guardian, “PCC investigates Melanie Phillips’ Spectator blog” (via Blazing Cat Fur and Memeorandum). As readers here of course know, Phillips is one of the most penetrating writers on the moral depravity not just of Islamist jihadists, but of their progressive enablers in the press, left-wing parties and online fever-swamps…

Illustration from "The threat to a British liberty" at The Spectator

…And check the commentary at Spectator‘s “Coffee House” blog, “The threat to a British liberty“:

We have no First Amendment protection in this country, and we’re suffering from it. Freedom of expression under attack in Britain, from our notorious libel laws to this new phenomenon of police forces being asked to investigate what people put on their blogs…

Read the entire post at American Power

CAJ note: Melanie Phillips’s column is carried in our RSS feeds to the right of this page. She is the author of the best-selling book, Londonistan

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