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Daily Archives: August 12th, 2012

Let the Flame Die

  THE OLYMPIC GAMES are not, as Pope Benedict XVI recently said, “the greatest sporting event in the world.”  They are an irredeemably vulgar and totalitarian spectacle. I have no intention of watching the closing ceremonies when they are broadcast here tonight. They couldn’t have come too soon. Judging from the photos, they were every bit as chilling […]

The Olympics and the Death of Britain

  AT VFR, Philip M. writes: Britain as I knew it has gone, all anyone can reasonably hope now is that this turns out to be an act of creative destruction from which smashed fragments may be reformed into something new.