It’s been almost four years since Your Uncle Bruno consulted the Ouija Board for a conversation with the late Christopher Hitchens.
That memorable if brief encounter was chronicled here, back in the days when Sparta Report was still Hot Gas.
Because the Internet is Forever, we can reach back in time even further to this classic piece from Vanity Fair wherein Hitchens takes aim at the Nanny State with his trademark acerbic wit
To protest the petty ordinances of Mayor Bloomberg’s New York, the author went on a one-man crime spree: taking his feet off his bike pedals, feeding pigeons, and sitting on a milk crate, among other offenses. Why are the people of America’s most cosmopolitan city being treated like backward children?
Who knows what goes on in the tiny, constipated chambers of his mind? All we know for certain is that one of the world’s most broad-minded and open cities is now in the hands of a picknose control freak.
And yet here we are a decade plus down the pike where tonight Bloomie will be standing on a milk crate of his own, going toe-to-toe with the other Democrat dwarfs at the pre-Nevada caucus debate.
If Hitchens piece isn’t enough to get Spartans to vote Bernie in the 2020 version of Operation Kaos nothing probably will…