Melanie Phillips on Herbert Meyer


Melanie Phillips, who writes for the Daily Mail in the UK, and whose website is must—reading, is one of our favorite commentators. How delightful to see that she takes to heart the insight on intelligence that Herbert Meyer has offered our readers today.

her closing sentence is both memorable and apt, with an appropriate literary reference to boot:

Is this the way the west will end, not with a bang but a bureaucrat?