Melanie Phillips

Archive for December 2011

  • 26 December, 2011

    Rarely has a song that’s hit the top of the charts provoked more tears and admiration than today’s runaway winner, Wherever You Are.

    Published in: Daily Mail

  • 22 December, 2011

    What is happening in American politics is simply astounding. Here is an incumbent President whose approval ratings are rightly dire. He is the most far-left, dangerous and damaging President the US has ever known.

    Published in: Daily Mail

  • 21 December, 2011

    When Germany’s Foreign Minister Guido Westervelle came to London a few days ago to extend an olive branch in the wake of the row between Britain and the EU over proposals to shore up the euro, he took people aback by his display of emotion.

    Published in: Daily Mail

  • 19 December, 2011

    Has David Cameron at last discovered his inner Conservative?

    Published in: Daily Mail

  • 15 December, 2011

    As regular readers of this site will know, I have long been troubled by the systemic political and cultural bias at the BBC. It is not just that I am so concerned about the effects of this distorted world view, refracted through such a uniquely influential lens upon the world, upon public discourse.

    Published in: Daily Mail

  • 12 December, 2011

    US presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich (whose Lazarus-like trajectory to the Republican nomination I flagged up here a month ago) has recently demonstrated yet again Melanie’s First Rule of Modern Political Discourse – the more obvious the truth that you utter, the more explosive and abusive the reaction.

    Published in: Daily Mail

  • 12 December, 2011

    History does not yet record whether the Prime Minister is given to philosophical reflections about fate and destiny. Nevertheless, it is striking how David Cameron’s career is associated with random pieces of luck or unforeseen events which have the effect of transforming his fortunes overnight, both for better and worse.

    Published in: Daily Mail

  • 9 December, 2011

    Israel’s deputy foreign minister, Danny Ayalon, has just released the third of his little information videos setting out certain essential facts about Israel and the Arabs to counter the lies of the delegitimisation campaign.

    Published in: Daily Mail

  • 6 December, 2011

    How interesting that Britain’s Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith has emerged as the effective leader of the Tory revolt against David Cameron’s ill-considered refusal to allow the British people a referendum over the proposed EU treaty change, which has been stitched up by German Chancellor Merkel and French President Sarkozy to stop the EU from imploding altogether.

    Published in: Daily Mail

  • 6 December, 2011

    The recommendation that children as young as 12 should be taught ‘responsible betting’ in school will strike many people as some kind of bad joke.

    Published in: Daily Mail

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About Melanie

Melanie Phillips is a British journalist and author. She is best known for her controversial column about political and social issues which currently appears in the Daily Mail. Awarded the Orwell Prize for journalism in 1996, she is the author of All Must Have Prizes, an acclaimed study of Britain's educational and moral crisis, which provoked the fury of educationists and the delight and relief of parents.

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Books

  • The World Turned Upside Down
  • Londonistan
  • The Ascent of Woman
  • America's Social Revolution

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