Ayaan Hirsi Ali Channels Her Inner Jonathan Kay

One of the most baffling transformations of recent times – even odder than Jonathan Kay’s shockingly swift journey from the right to the squishy middle (where, granted, there are more employment opportunities) – is the long, strange ride of Ayaan Hirsi Ali. Ms. Hirsi Ali has gone from being completely wised up about Islam, the religion she rejected some decades ago and, to entertaining doubts about its immutablity.

Sounding a lot like an Irshad Manji – or a Daniel Pipes – the previously adamant Islamic apostate has suddenly decided that, ISIS, Boko Haram, Al Shabab, Hezbollah, Hamas et al notwithstanding, there’s a glimmer of a ghost of a shot that Islam, may, after all, be reformable.