Let's call it what it was: a killing spree enabled by politicians who kept the victims from being able to defend themselves.

The European Union and climate alarmists are apparently getting nervous. When the Polish people went to the polls late last month, a victory for the center-right Law and Justice Party, which is skeptical of the EU, global-warming alarmism, and open borders, already looked relatively certain. By the time the votes were counted, though, it was clear that the socially conservative party with affinities for government intervention in the economy had absolutely dominated the election. It now holds the presidency and both houses of Parliament. How much will change, though, remains unclear.

The Swedish government announced on November 11 that it would reintroduce border controls to stem the uncontrolled flow of migrants entering the Scandinavian nation. Sweden’s Prime Minister Stefan Lofven told reporters in Valetta, Malta, the day after the announcement: “when our authorities tell us we cannot guarantee the security and control of our borders, we need to listen."

“This is betrayal.... Europe has been betrayed!" warned Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, as he spoke of "treason and conspiracy" among European leaders.

Once again, Gardasil is stirring debate, this time in Ireland, where a nurse is pursuing a withdrawal of the license for the HPV vaccine intended to prevent cervical cancer.