Programming note: On Wednesday afternoon, I'll be on the radio with Toronto's peerless drivetime man John Oakley, live on Global News Radio 640 at 5pm Eastern.
Meanwhile, if you missed our livestream Clubland Q&A, here's the action replay. Simply click above and settle back for an hour of my answers to questions from Mark Steyn Club members around the planet. On this week's show we expanded on the related topics of my Monday column and telly appearance - the betrayal of Brexit, the left's enthusiasm for open borders, the bollardization of the western world, the remarkable similarity between a heartwarming caravan and an invasion, etc. I also came very close to open contempt for the shriveled concerns of establishment conservatism, while the left busies itself abolishing the family, abolishing biology, and abolishing citizenship. We hope you find it an entertaining hour.
Thank you for all your thoughts on the various subjects raised. If I didn't answer your question, we'll be doing one of our video editions of Mark's Mailbox in a couple of days and I'll try to get to the missed queries then.
Incidentally, here's the transcript of some of my conversation with Tucker on Angela Nagle and the leftie case against open borders:
STEYN: I find it interesting as -- as one Irishman to an Irish lady -- that Angela Nagle spent most of her life in Ireland, which has always had open borders with England. And she--
STEYN: --quotes in the piece Karl Marx pointing out that when... large numbers of Irishmen went to England, it suited the bosses because it depressed wages... It also created two groups of the working class, so that the English working class resented the Irish working class, and the Irish working class resented the English working class, so it was in the bosses' interest.
STEYN: And that's now actually the situation that the Democrats are inflicting on America. I saw Geraldo today and he was going on about how the President needs to be more compassionate. We need more compassion with immigration, compassion, compassion, compassion. Again, to quote Angela Nagle's piece, I don't see what the hell is so compassionate about there being more Somali doctors in Chicago than there are in the whole of Somalia, which is--
STEYN: --a nation of eighteen million people. What's compassionate about denuding developing countries of their best and brightest, so that if you want to see a doctor in Somalia, you're screwed because all the Somali doctors are in Chicago?
CARLSON: Why does nobody make that point? You know -- how are we helping if one third of the population of El Salvador lives here--
CARLSON: --why are we surprised when El Salvador is a mess?
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