The heartbreaking — and infuriating — saga of little Alfie Evans has added more fuel to the fiery debate over the UK’s attitude toward civil liberties. Last night, Claire Lehmann, editor in chief of libertarian-leaning online magazine Quillette, posed a question to her Twitter followers:
Who is doing the best writing on civil liberties in the UK right now?
— Claire Lehmann (@clairlemon) April 24, 2018
Asked … and perfectly answered by Charles C.W. Cooke:
— Varad Mehta (@varadmehta) April 24, 2018
Brilliant. Truly. But we’d expect nothing less from Mr. Cooke.
"Savage!" Is that what the kids say today?
— Dan (@LawoftheGator) April 25, 2018
I want to RT that a hundred times. BOOM!
— Becky Kevoian (@BobsFunGirl) April 24, 2018
— Captain Cook's Wife (@cptcookswife) April 25, 2018
Mr Cooke for the win
— W J Hayes (@WJHayesJr) April 24, 2018
— Pradheep J. Shanker, M.D., M.S. (@Neoavatara) April 25, 2018