Bruce Bawer writes in Hudson Review (thanks to all who sent this in) a lengthy and absorbing essay about how he came to realize what is really wrong in Europe today. It begins like this, in words that I hope someday will be echoed by every politician and media figure in the Western world:
My learning curve was steep. When I look back, it’s as if one day the whole business wasn’t even on my radar screen, and the next day I understood that it was the most important issue of our time.
Don’t fail to read it all. And have you read his book While Europe Slept yet? In a sane world, it would be required reading in all European and American universities.