Sorry, Mike, Nazism was a secular movement — unlike today’s Islamic State

THE alienated left-intelligentsia invariably enjoys a comfortable life in Western societies.

Unable to complain with any credibility about personal oppression, members tend to express embarrassment about their society in general and/or seek to rationalise the actions of its declared enemies.

So it came as no surprise that when Tasmanian writer Richard Flanagan won the Man Booker Prize for his novelThe Narrow Road to the Deep North, he re­stated his mantra: “I’m ashamed to be Australian.”

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