Imperial Disgrace: The Knighthood of “Sir” Tony Blair

Once upon a time, there was a man named Tony Blair.

Now, you have “Sir” Tony Blair.

Why? Because the recently deceased Queen of England decided as much at the end of 2021. Back at the time, The Guardian had reported:

So, Anthony Charles Lynton “call me Tony” Blair must now be called Sir Tony. In addition to being “Right Honourable” he is to be the Queen’s Companion, chivalrous and knightly. He is to wear a royal garter, the highest honour the monarch can bestow, and it is her personal decision. Gasps all round.

Many Muslims may perhaps have expected us to speak about his role in the disastrous and illegal 2003 Iraq War for which he offered some manner of excuses; and how granting him a “knighthood” and bestowing upon him the title of “Sir” was very contemptuous, if not outright insulting. Though for Blair himself, the greatest “insult” for him was probably when his journalist sister-in-law, Lauren Booth, embraced Islam.

But, as is often the case, there are far deeper questions behind this old news. And it’s not limited to Blair alone (nor are Blair’s dubious actions limited to this war either).

This is actually another opportunity to demonstrate the extent of liberal hypocrisy.

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Portraying Criminals as Secular Saints

Blair is not the only war criminal to have benefited from this sort of whitewashing.

Take for example the case of Winston Churchill, the “war hero,” two-time PM, author (1953 Nobel Prize in literature) and painter (ironically “his most important work” was a Moroccan mosque). He criticized Islam and Muslims through his modernist, liberal and secular lenses. He also played a pro-active role in the 1943 Bengal famine in India, which killed up to three million individuals.

And not only is Churchill also considered a “Sir,” but in a 2002 BBC poll he was actually voted as being the greatest Briton in history:

Sir Winston Churchill has been named the greatest Briton of all time in a nationwide poll attracting more than a million votes.

Participants in the survey voted the second World War leader top of the list of the country’s 100 most significant individuals, with 447,423 votes.

He beat his nearest rival, engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel, by more than 56,000 votes.

If a man such as Churchill can be celebrated as being the greatest British figure in history, who on earth is “Sir” Tony Blair? In comparison to Churchill, Blair doesn’t even come close, even with all of his heinous crimes.

Churchill doesn’t benefit nearly as much from White privilege as he does from liberal privilege. Liberalism is a religion that he was particularly poetic about, as quite pathetically showcased in his 1909 speech, Liberalism and the Social Problem:

Liberalism will not be killed. Liberalism is a quickening spirit—it is immortal. It will live on through all the days, be they good days or be they evil days. No! I believe it will even burn stronger and brighter and more helpful in evil days than in good—just like your harbour-lights, which shine out across the sea, and which on a calm night gleam with soft refulgence, but through the storm flash a message of life to those who toil on the rough waters.

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Using Minorities as a Cover-Up

Even though it’s not the theme of our article here, an earlier Guardian report mentioned:

The Queen has also appointed the first black person to the order, Buckingham Palace has announced.

Valerie Amos, 67, a Labour member of the House of Lords, was also the first black person to become a cabinet member. According to the palace she will now be the first black person appointed Lady Companion of the Order, the oldest and most senior British order of chivalry.

It seems that, in a desperate attempt at damage control, they also decided to select a minority within a minority (after all, she’s both a woman and Black⁠) for some high post, just to balance out the knighthood bestowed upon “Sir” Tony Blair.

It seems like this is going to be a continued strategy of the secular-liberal world, which regularly tries to conceal its agenda by using racialist and sexualized politics.

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Churchill was also an ibn al-mumisah – the offspring of an absolute adultering slut.

I’m not being abusive. I’m stating a fact well documented by British media itself. The people’s princess, Diana’s adultering is also well documented by confessions on British media.

Diana was nowhere close to the high standards Churchill’s mom had set in adultering!