February 7, 2009
Britain to America: 'What have you done?'
Melanie Phillips, British writer and the author of Londonistan, has written a scathing piece on America's new President Obama. Titled "America -- What Have You Done?" the article appeared in Saturday's Spectator.Phillips is a no nonsense writer. Londonistan, with its frank discussion of the Islamization of England, earned her accolades for its honesty -- and death threats from Britain's Islamic community.In Saturday's article, Phillips turns her keen eye to American politics. Here are two excerpts:President Obama has had, by general consent, a torrid First Fortnight. To put it another way, it has taken precisely two weeks for the illusion that brought him to power to be exposed for the nonsense that it so obviously was. The transformational candidate who was going to sweep away pork-barrel politics, lobbyists and corruption has been up to his neck in sleaze, as eviscerated here by Charles Krauthammer. Despite the fact that he came to power promising to ‘ban all...(Read Full Post)