The outrage against Mary Bale is ineffably stupid, says Rod Liddle. We would be better off ignoring people who go online to vent their idiotic anger
Rod Liddle says that the battle over the Islamic cultural centre mirrors the tortuous debate we’ve all endured for nearly a decade
It is obvious that local authorities have far too much money, says Rod Liddle. Why else would they pay for people who may or may not be disabled to go on sex trips abroad?
Once, pop stars and actors were content with vast riches and public adulation. Now celebrities want to run countries. Rod Liddle despairs of the new world order in which Wyclef Jean wants to be President of Haiti and Bono is taken seriously
On his vast salary, Peter Salmon could buy Wigan, says Rod Liddle. But he and the rest of the corporation’s managerial elite will not be abandoning their cosy London lives any time soon
Rod Liddle attacks the dangerous liberals who refuse to accept that young black males often come from a culture that celebrates violence, misogyny and racism
Rod Liddle says it is outrageous that councils feel entitled to sift through our waste. And anyone who searches the Liddle bins is in for a nasty shock
Some of the public are so stupid and desperate to emote that they will mourn anything, says Rod Liddle. They even build shrines to crazed killers and chicken carcasses
It’s odd, says Rod Liddle, that we mollycoddle our children while insisting that they can decide what’s right or wrong
The ill-judged remark made by a Bristol councillor of her colleague was stupid and possibly racist, says Rod Liddle. But should it really have led to a prosecution?
The Labour leadership candidate may be a doughty campaigner against racism, says Rod Liddle, but at heart she is a perfect representative of the white middle class
Even the French know the game is up, says Rod Liddle. What’s the point in us teaching their language when, in the end, it will be as obsolete as Cornish
Rod Liddle on a curious and startling mathematical conundrum that demonstrates how easily we are led astray by bad logic and unreliable intuition
Rod Liddle wouldn’t risk more than a tenner on the team getting beyond the group stage in the football World Cup. The truth is, we usually perform more or less exactly as well as might be expected given the size of the country
The royal family have taken a bit of stick recently, says Rod Liddle, but the truth is that they were right about Sarah Ferguson all along, and the Queen has managed the affair far better than any ghastly president would
No, says Rod Liddle, in fact it was against it — but you won’t see the Press Complaints Commission punishing the Mail on Sunday for breaching its own code
Why can’t Alastair Campbell understand that proper journalists aren’t partisan and malevolent, asks Rod Liddle. Most of them just genuinely want to uncover the truth
No, says Rod Liddle, the things that annoy us most about Britain will stay the same: bankers will still get big bonuses and England will lose to Germany in the World Cup on penalties
A swan won’t take your eye out, says Rod Liddle. So why the health and safety paranoia?
It doesn’t matter what the Lib Dem leader stands for, says Rod Liddle. In the era of X Factor politics, people can decide, on a whim, that he should be Prime Minister
It looks like Gordon Brown has used confidential medical information to scare vulnerable people into voting for him, says Rod Liddle. Why has there not been more outrage?
Gay couples are as unlikely to seek out B&Bs run by bigots as aliens are to visit Shropshire to do ovine experiments, says Rod Liddle. Just the same, we should be able to debate the issue
Rod Liddle fears he may be doomed — although the modern Church of Englandis reluctant to admit that anyone at all suffers eternal damnation
Stephen Byers either pimped himself out to big business and betrayed the electorate, or he didn’t, in which case he made fraudulent claims, says Rod Liddle. Either way, the public won’t tolerate this level of corruption
Disgraced politicians should not be relentlessly persecuted, says Rod Liddle. We should address the problem of MPs’ expenses by raising their salaries instead