Category: Phillips, Melanie

Melanie Phillips: Liar or Ignoramus?

Mad Mel’s Diary: the “War Against the West” Mel comments on the King Fahad Academy controversy, in which a sacked former teacher accuses the school of teaching from a textbook which makes some unflattering...

Mad Mel repeats blood libel

Apparently unaware of the irony of perpetuating a racial libel when she routinely refers to attacks on Israeli military practices as “blood libels”, Melanie Phillips reproduces this appalling smear against the British from one...

Mad Mel in the Guardian

Guardian Unlimited | The Guardian | Jackie Ashley meets Melanie Phillips I’m sure some of you are getting sick to death with this and wondering if I have an infatuation with Melanie Phillips, but...

Mad Mel’s audience

Just checking for reviews of Melanie Phillips’ new book, and came across this, on Amazon … the details of what people who bought Londonistan also bought. Bawer, Fallaci, Robert Spencer, Andrew Bostom, Bat Eeyore...

Mad Mel soundbite (and book hold-up)

Melanie Phillips has latched onto the Inayat Bunglawala / Little Green Footballs controversy in her usual way, with a reference to “the truly demented ‘Zionist conspiracy’ theory emanating from Londonistan (Charles isn’t even a...

Crocodile tears for Ayaan

With Ayaan Hirsi Magan’s resignation after the exposure of her asylum grounds as largely false and her Dutch citizenship now in serious doubt, the hypocritical crocodile tears are beginning to flow in large numbers. Robert Spencer calls it “persecution”, the immigration minister Rita Verdonk “lamentable” and the politicians involved “despicable, black-hearted Dutch dhimmis” who “evidently want to take the greatest stateman they have produced in this age and send her back to Somalia and certain death”. Melanie Phillips talks of the Dutch being “in the throes of a pathological moral convulsion” and her downfall “a development that shames the Dutch people and should strike a chill throughout the rest of dhimmi Europe”.

The vast left-wing conspiracy

Something I’d been meaning to blog on as part of my “Melanie Phillips soundbite of the week” series, now that she’s started blogging again, but Stuart Jeffries in today’s Guardian has pretty much beaten...

Mad Mel: it’s the Muslims’ fault

Melanie Phillips once again turns her fire on the BBC, complaining that in a recent feature for Today on the recent violence in the French ghetto suburbs, the presenters “simply excised all references to...

Amir Butler on Sydney riots

Br Amir Butler has provided his own account of the recent riots in Sydney. To my knowledge, this is the first Muslim blog account of the incidents (surprisingly, Irfan Yusuf doesn’t seem to have...

Another dispatch from a parallel Britain

As Matthew Turner has noticed, Melanie Phillips is fast running out of friends. In just two days, she has decided that the Conservative party, the Metropolitan Police and the Daily Telegraph have somehow deserted...