Politics of Fear: The Opera
Read spiked editor Mick Hume's Notebook in The Times (London).
I don’t know much about opera, but I know what I don’t like. I don’t like spinelessness, as in the scrapping of a Mozart opera by Deutsche Oper in Berlin for fear of an Islamic backlash. And I don’t like scapegoating, as in politicians lambasting the opera house director for censorship when she is only giving an artistic interpretation of their own paranoid politics of fear….
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