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Murky pool: JK Rowling has come in for criticism after expressing her views on transgender issues

Murky pool: JK Rowling has come in for criticism after expressing her views on transgender issues

Murky pool: JK Rowling has come in for criticism after expressing her views on transgender issues

Oh, what a tangled web they weave.

We're going through a fascinating time in our cultural history. 

On the one hand, we have the extreme right convinced that there's some weird Marxist conspiracy taking place with a view to destroying traditional values. On the other, we have the far left who admit that they want to destroy traditional values on the grounds that they are racist, homophobic and hurt their feelings.