Category: Phillips, Melanie

Populist bigots need not be fascists

Yesterday there was an article published in the Times by Melanie Phillips (it is paywalled, but a scanned image can be found here), a writer whose rantings against Muslims used to be a favourite...

Melanie Phillips is not mad

When I first got into blogging in 2004, one of the most prominent voices in the blogosphere (she was, and is, also a newspaper columnist) was Melanie Phillips, who by that time wrote for...

Muslims and Neturei Karta

Reading Mas’ud Khan’s account of his recent exchange with Melanie Phillips ([1], [2], [3]), I noticed that he had mentioned Neturei Karta to her, asking her whether she regarded them as “self-hating Jews”. NK,...

Here’s gratitude for you

The Spectator this week led with a “Happy 60th Birthday, Israel” feature by Melanie Phillips. Perhaps there is nothing unusual about that, given that it repeats a whole load of the usual pro-Israeli claims...

The presumption of Melanie Phillips

Today the storm over the Archbishop of Canterbury’s speech last Thursday rumbles on, with the Scum newspaper having circulated a complaint form which it urged its readers to fill in and send to the...

Mad Mel’s short memory

Melanie Phillips delivers her usual denunciation of what she calls “two egregious additions on British television to the demonisation of Israel and the consequent furtherance of Jew-hatred”, one of them being a Channel 4...

Review of “Londonistan”

Technorati Tags: melanie+phillips, londonistan I waited for some time to pick up my copy of Melanie Phillips’s book Londonistan, largely because I have a conscience about paying for books which are as full of...