The Shame Factor

January 31, 2011

When will dictators learn not to treat their people like fools?
By Christopher Hitchens

"Not long ago, a close comrade of mine was dining with a person who I can't identify beyond telling you that his father is a long-term absolutist ruler of an Arab Muslim state. "Tell me," said this scion to my friend, "is it true that there are now free elections in Albania?"
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Christopher reads from Hitch-22: A Memoir