Monday, October 11, 2004

The Somewhat Shorter Christopher Hitchens

The Tim Russert Show:

In my career I have correctly condemned Liberals for attacking Conservatives from the Right; Helen Gahagan Douglas and John Kennedy aganist Richard Nixon, Walter Mondale against Ronald Reagan. Now watch me attack John Kerry and Andrew Sullivan from the Right. No, this is not contradiction nor hypocrisy; it's irony.

No, he can't sustain it. He shifts to attack Sully/religion from the Left, too; an argument that begins to make sense, but is unfortunately undone by Hitch's "anything goes" counter-jihad against jihad.

Read more here, which is sad sad sad.