I miss Hitch.
Imagine what the journalism landscape would be like if Hitchens and Breitbart were alive today…
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A Taste of Unstable Genius follows here:
UB: What are your thoughts about Donald Trump?
CH: The merger of politics and entertainment is nothing new. All civilizations in decline pass through such a phase. Trump gets credit for understanding that fact and for being nimble and opportunistic enough to surf that wave. As for his opponent, Mrs. Clinton, well, there is a stench of decay around her campaign right now. If the electorate chooses her then I fear democracy in the West will find itself extinguished in short order. Brexit will end up having been the last death thrashings of a culture gone extinct.
UB: Well, that’s a lovely sentiment.
CH: One of the advantages of being dead is not having to sugar-coat one’s opinions anymore.
UB: You’re being modest. Sugar coating was never your style, Christopher.
CH: Yes. And neither was modesty.