Mark Steyn, Accommodation, and the Fall of Khartoum

Since 9/11, Mark Steyn has emerged as one of the West's most important public intellectuals and culture critics. His weekend columns at NRO (National Review Online), as well as his "Happy Warrior" columns in the wood pulp National Review are must-reads, as is his landmark book America Alone. Occasionally, Mr. Steyn guest hosts on FNC's Hannity, and he's a terrific fill-in for El Rushbo on EIB. Steyn travels widely, and it's hard to keep track of all the journals around the world that he writes for. But in all of it one finds a penetrating intellect, an uncommon level of erudition, and a terrific sense of humor. Mark's the man. In his recent column "Acceptance, Silence, and Submission" in National Review, Steyn warms to one of his big themes: the Islamization of the West: "Terrorism's great achievement isn't hijacking jetliners, but hijacking the debate," wrote George Jonas in Canada's National Post. "Successful terrorism persuades the terror-stricken that he's conscience-stricken."...(Read Full Article)