The New Criterion puts in a word for my new book:
No one else combines Steyn's dazzling humor, astonishing erudition, and gripping apocalyptic prognostication. All is not well in the fruited plains of this great republic, and no one provides chapter and verse of our unfolding dégringolade with the authority and rhetorical élan of Mark Steyn. It's a neat trick, making societal collapse seem entertaining as well as horrifying, but Steyn manages the feat with consummate skill.
I'll take that. It's not often you get dégringolade in the same sentence as élan.
~As I've said, I've been growing angrier by the day over the murders of Canadian soldiers in St Jean and Ottawa - and the appalling reaction in much of the media. Here I am chewing things over with the great Tommy Schnurmacher at CJAD 800 in Montreal. Press play to listen:
I warmed to the theme on last night's Hannity on Fox News:
I don't think that actually more metal detectors, and more security men, and more guys with reflector shades and telephone cords hanging out of their ears is the answer. The fact is this is an ideological war. It's an ideological Ebola that is now infecting citizens of Western nations, and we have to fight it ideologically by driving a stake through it. And John Kerry and Barack Obama and David Cameron pretending to be the greatest Islamic scholars in the world, as if they've all attended the most prestigious madrassa in Pakistan, and assuring us this has nothing to do with Islam is part of the problem.
~I hope to be in studio on Tommy's show to talk about The [Un]documented Mark Steyn in the next few weeks. However, I will be back on the air today, Tuesday, starting at 8am Eastern with Brian Thomas on 55KRC in Cincinnati, followed at 8.30 by Will Dance the Pirate Hunter on Freedom 93 in Tallahassee. Later, I'll join Scott Sands at WSPD Toledo, Howie Carr at WRKO Boston, and Jay Severin on The Blaze. Full details of my media appearances can be found each day in our On The Air box at right.
~As for The [Un]documented Mark Steyn, you can buy it now from Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Books-A-Million in America, or Indigo-Chapters, Amazon and McNally-Robinson in Canada. Or, for instant gratification, get it in eBook - in Kindle, Kobo, Nook and iBooks. It's currently a "political humour" bestseller in Canada, trailing Russell Brand (how pitiful is that?). On the other hand, south of the border, I'm giving Russell a run for his money.