Tim Blair –

They really do want us to live in trees. Speaking of them, shyster zillionaire Al Gore thinks we’re immoral, unethical and despicable, which is just about the nicest start to the week you could possibly wish for. And here’s some Mark Steyn to make it perfect.

al-gore-pashaEnvironmentalism really isn’t about the environment– it’s about the environmentalists. 


As part of its just launched free-speech campaign, Spiked!over in London has a big piece on Brandis. That’s not a misspelling for Brandeis, the supposed scholarly institution that reminds us that, as Kate McMillan likes to say, the opposite of diversity is university. No, Brandis is George Brandis, QC, the Attorney-General of Australia. Mr Brandis introduced me when I spoke in Brisbane in Queensland two years ago, and I was very touched not by anything he said about me and my free-speech battles but by his warm words about Broadway Babies Say Goodnight (personally autographed copies of which are exclusively available, etc, etc). If I’d known he was such a fan of Broadway Babies, I’d have sung and danced “Hello, Dolly!” instead of “Kung Fu Fighting”. As Attorney-General, Mr Brandis is in charge of parliamentary reform of Australia’s notorious Section 18c (roughly, the equivalent of Canada’s now repealed Section 13). But I was especially heartened by this passage of his interview with Brendan O’Neill:

2 thoughts on “HAPPY MONDAY”

  1. Jeez, does Al Gore project much.

    Regarding: “immoral, unethical and despicable”, what’s that saying? When you point a finger at another there are three pointing right back at you.

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