This is so the worst thing you're going to read all day.

[Trigger warning for violence; sexual assault; gender essentialism; misogyny.]

If you haven't already used up ALL the barf bags reading Max Hastings argue that liberalism is to blame for the decay of English society, grab whatever's left and head over to read Frank Miniter argue that feminization is to blame, in his piece inevitably titled "England Used to Be a Country of Men."

"Fuck you."—Every English Queen.

Miniter, based on "several recent conversations with Englishmen," has concluded that the English are lost if they don't start packing heat, which will help restore the nation's manliness, a loss for which he finds evidence in an image of a (white) English man being forced to disrobe in the street by a (black) English man.

He refers to the man being assaulted as "the feeble Englishman." The man assaulting him is, naturally, not even identified as an "Englishman," but is merely "an impatient looter."

Suffice it to say, I could not more profoundly disagree with Miniter's contention that being assaulted makes one "unmanly," but, granting that rotten definition for the purposes of argument, it defies Miniter's own logic (such as it is) to fail to praise the black looter for his manly show of violent strength—unless, of course, one fails to acknowledge that the black looter is also "an Englishman."

And also if one argues that only violent self-defense against looters is manly, but violent self-defense against oppressive governments is not.

(Hey, Tea Party—don't look now, but Frank Miniter is calling the Founding Fathers pussies!)

Miniter admonishes "England's law-abiding citizens" that "giving up their natural right to self-defense" has left them "defenseless both physically and psychologically. The loss of their right to self-preservation has created a culture of dependency on government (for protection and so much more) that has helped neuter the English male."

But lest you mistake him for some kind of sexist, he assures us that "gun rights are women's rights, as they make the frailest woman the equal of the strongest male."

Take note, Queen Elizabeth!

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