It's time to give Christopher Hitchens a statue

October 31, 2012

By James Bloodworth

During his lifetime many of the late Christopher Hitchens’s most vociferous critics were former allies from the political left. How, it was asked, could a once radical polemicist have become a cheerleader for the neo-conservative project to remake the world?

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6 comments:

Tom said...

Not too sure about this. Has anyone asked Carol Blue?

iaincarstairs said...

Good idea - maybe they can put this statue in Iraq somewhere prominent?

Anonymous said...

I think she couldn't help but feel hurt if it went up and was then purposefully damaged.

Tom said...

The debate continues

http://www.camdennewjournal.com/letters/2012/nov/who-needs-statue-man

Anonymous said...

Let's always wait at least half a century after somebodies death before erecting a statue for them please. Persona-cult is a thing, and not a good one. If you want to remember Christopher Hitchens and pay tribute to his life, read his books and think for yourself.

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