Being as how I'm in Toronto for my Indigo gig with Heather Reisman tonight, I thought I'd make an in-studio appearance with John Oakley rather than doing it via the bit of wet string stretching from New Hampshire to Toronto. We discussed the enforced public recanting by Benedict Cumberbatch, who accidentally referred to people of color as "colored people", or vice-versa - and we also talked about the so-called "sex education" curriculum, which is really the appalling and evil hyper-sexualization of childhood as a matter of state policy. Click below to listen:
Afterwards I staggered off to Global TV's Morning Show, where I was quizzed by Liza, Rosey, Kris and Antony, all four of whom were alarmingly well-informed about my book. I liked the bit where Antony asked me if my conservatism had "stabilized", and we talked about how it was under control but not in remission. A fun start to the day.
Mark Steyn reminds us of the similarities between jihadists and climate-change alarmists. Both are fanatical. Both hew to ideologies that brook no dissent or criticism. Both go ballistic — albeit in markedly different ways — when some "blasphemer" has the audacity to make withering fun of them and their orthodoxies. Most crucially, however, is the fact that both are control freaks who seek to micro-manage our lives, the climate-change alarmists via onerous environmental regulations, the jihadists via Sharia law.
Oh, c'mon on, it's not quite that bad: The Allahu Akbar crowd demand death for apostasy. So far the climate mullahs are only advocating prison terms for us apostates.
I don't know what will be on the conversational menu with Heather later today, but if you want to ask about climate change and jihad feel free. It kicks off at 7pm at Indigo Books at Bay & Bloor - and, as Judy Garland used to say, we'll stay until we've sung them all, dahling. See you there.