Mark Steyn responds:
Jonathan Kay was a colleague of mine at The National Post for many years, and we have shared a stage and, on one occasion, a synagogue podium together. So I’m reluctant to go full shagged-sheep on an old friend. I will, however, observe that the great liberal virtue of “empathy” appears to be all but entirely absent among a certain type of Toronto male. Perhaps I’ve spent more time in Continental cities than Jonathan has, but the reality of what happened in Germany that night is very vivid to me.
To translate it into local terms, given that Toronto is roughly two-and-a-half times the size of Cologne, it’s the equivalent of about 1,200 women being sexually assaulted on New Year’s Eve in front of Union Station or Queen’s Park.
Would that not be …unusual? And worthy of note?
Apparently not. As the debate progressed, Jonathan found himself fighting vainly the old ennui:
At #MunkDebate, Mark Steyn returns to his theme of Muslims raping “3-year-old girls.” He’s already mentioned this three times.
Oh, dear. Since attacks on three-year-olds are such a bore to him, he’ll be glad to hear that this week in the new Europe they’ve advanced to targeting two-year-olds…