I used not to think so but Allison Pearson is nowadays worth reading. At any rate, her piece today in The Daily Telegraph is. It's headlined
No more vigils. After Westminster and Stockholm, it's time to get angryI liked these lines.
Step forward one of the usual suspects – Chuka Umunna, Shami Chakrabarti, take your pick – to warn us that the British people are guilty of Islamophobia. In vain do you shout at the TV that the British people are the victims of hate crime, not its perpetrators. Even the most tactful attempt to express legitimate concerns is deemed to stigmatise all Muslims, so people stop trying.And:
I wonder, how much longer do you reckon the British people will allow themselves to be sedated?