Liberalism is collapsing under the weight of its own hypocritical intolerance

From grooming gangs to woke campuses, the liberal left’s double standards are clear for all to see

Many liberals seem utterly baffled by the crises that have enveloped their creed  over a decade or more . Yet the events of the past week provide them with the conclusive evidence that their problem is not – as they often like to tell themselves – Tory lies or media bias, but lies much closer to home, in their own beliefs and behaviour. 

Last Tuesday, the country learned of yet another grooming gang scandal. After similar and harrowing tales from Oxford, Rochdale, Rotherham and other English towns and cities, we can now add Manchester to the list of places where the authorities watched mainly…