When it comes to the lunatic cancellation battles in the raging culture war, the British used to lag behind the Americans. Not anymore we don’t.

The latest outburst of madness is raging in London. Baroness Nicholson, 78, a blueblooded former M.P., now a member of the House of Lords, has fallen afoul of a trans activist and the trustees of the Booker Prize Foundation, as in Britain’s most eminent literary award.