Ms. Phillips worked for many years for the far-left British Guardian newspaper. She left it, or as she says, the left left her, and became one of the most important commentators known to me.
"Former Guardian writer Melanie Phillips describes her journey from "fantasy to reality" on why she left the political left. Phillips is interviewed by The Sun's Steven Edginton for the weekly series of 'Burning Questions'. Phillips describes her experiences as a British Jew, dealing with antisemitism."