“It is unlikely that the judge would issue a ruling saying: ‘I have not heard any evidence, but the accused sure looks guilty — and there are a lot of other killers out there just like him.’
But that is just what happened this week in Ontario.
“Steyn is a gifted writer who expresses his thought in persuasive prose — probably the reason his critics dislike him so much.
“In my opinion, he is an alarmist who argues that creeping Islamism is endangering western society. I doubt I have ever agreed with a single sentence he has written.
“But I would never suggest he should not write it…”