Chris Hitchens thinks it's time to debate Iraq!

News & Politics

From the brains (and limbs and grizzle and viscera) behind Get Your War On, David Rees, comes this poke at pro-war rummy Chris Hitchens.

"Oh boy, how did I miss this? One of my favorite writers, Christopher Hitchens, has recently announced that it's time to 'have a real debate about the Iraq war.' SWEET. I was thinking maybe we should wait, like, another three hundred years, but sure--I guess it couldn't hurt to start debating now!"
Of Hitchens' recent appeal for us all to get along, Rees writes:
"Anyway, I think it's great that Hitchens is now officially "anti-taunt" (or, "taint"), because maybe now he will stop screeching long enough for me to whisper something in his ear: "Are you there, God? It's me, Margaret--the fairly reasonable, kinda principled, somewhat intelligent opponent of the Iraq war. Just want to say that, contrary to EVERY ARTICLE YOU'VE WRITTEN IN THE PAST THREE YEARS, I am not a pro-Slobodan, bootlicking, A.N.S.W.E.R.-brainwashed Kurd-basher. OK, thanks! See you at the GREAT DEBATE."
Read the rest please. (HuffPost)

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