Incite Politics

ANZAC Day the latest target of shameless cultural warriors

Australia has long been a markedly secular nation. Although Judeo-Christian values are the substrate of our culture, Australians have always been suspicious of overt religiosity. Our Protestant foundations have meant that Australian culture regards religion as strictly a matter of private observance. In such a secular culture even the great Christian festivals such as Easter and Christmas are as much holidays as they are holy days.

But over the past century one day of the year has become as close as this secular country has to a national holy day. Naturally, in their rage against the West, the Cultural . . .