Entries by Conrad Black from 04/2012

Black Rabble-Rousers are Harming, not Helping, the Trayvon Martin Case

| Posted 04.04.2012 | Canada

The impulse of some African-Americans to imagine that Trayvon Martin's murder could be another whitewash of a white murderer of a black man in the South is perhaps understandable. But it isn't, and the behavior of Reverend Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson, and the liberal national media in the circumstances, is particularly scandalous.

Will Redford Tell the REAL Watergate Scandal?

| Posted 04.10.2012 | Canada

The chief authors of the Watergate onslaught are enflaming terrible wounds by making a documentary with Robert Redford. The Liberal national media unjustly destroyed a very successful presidency. This is Redford's great chance to tell the truth.

Of all the Egyptian Candidates, I Vote for the Sphinx

| Posted 04.17.2012 | Canada

There is not one shred of evidence that any of the Egyptian parties or contenders has the remotest idea how to do what needs to be done. Like a dance of many veils in a Cairo nightclub, the prim vestments of democratization in the land of the Pharaohs have been steadily stripped off to reveal scars and musculature not at all seemly as the contours of comely electoralism.

France Fiddles as Argentina and Others Burn

| Posted 04.24.2012 | Canada

The burning question is whether France, the Eurozone's second economy, walks off the edge and elects a mad, mediocre, Socialist escapist as president, rather than the erratic but not entirely delusional incumbent. For some countries, as for some people, experience is a slow and severe teacher.