The Corner

Lebensraum in the Maternity Ward

Germany has just set a new national record for the biggest baby ever born. Break out the lederhosen and start slapping those thighs:

Doctors were left astounded after a gigantic baby set a new record for Germany’s heaviest-ever naturally born newborn Friday. The boy was named Jihad.

That would be a wee bit too perfectly symbolic if you put it in a novel. But, for us paranoid demographic alarmists, real life in the new Europe disdains the subtle approach.

Mark Steyn — Mark Steyn is an international bestselling author, a Top 41 recording artist, and a leading Canadian human-rights activist. That’s to say, his latest book, After America (2011), is a top-five bestseller in ...

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