Friday, May 18, 2007

Christopher Hitchens - Patron Saint of Polemicists

How many times have any one of us wanted to stand up in a classroom, boardroom, church, etc. and scream directly at the person blathering, "I call bullshit!" Well, the always entertaining and mind-numbingly literate author and raconteur Christopher Hitchens did essentially that on Fox News' televised monkey-dance, Hannity and Colmes.

The Set-Up: Mr. Hitchens and Christian Coalition founder Ralph Reed were brought on the show to discuss the passing of Rev. Jerry Falwell. Background: Hitch just came out with his latest book God Is Not Great and Reed is still licking his wounds from being tied to Jack Abramoff. Best Closing Line of the Night Ever!: Hitchens for "If you gave Falwell an enema, he could be buried in a matchbox..."

Let the fireworks begin:

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