Following his baffling statement in Slate (“Kerry should be put in the pillory for his inability to hold up on principle under any kind of pressure”) baffling if you think of it as a Kerry endorsement, Hitchens points out that he can’t vote here, and “I had no idea then that the editors would or even could list me in the “Kerry” column”.
Hitchens goes on to notice something about Osama,
First, the open—and repeated—endorsement of collusion with Saddamists. This is stated twice.
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Then there is the prospective list of countries to be liberated by holy war. In the order given, these are “Jordan, Morocco, Nigeria, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, and Yemen.”
In U.S. Election Disaster: Now He Can Act Without Restraint Hitchens starts by saying,
SO – it’s George Bush’s world, and we just live in it. Right? Wrong. The international landscape is much as it was last week, and also very much as it would have been if the Senator from Massachusetts had managed to get elected.
Also don’t miss Hitchens’s prior article in Slate, In Front of Your Nose: Yes, Saddam did have terrorist connections. Always interesting, Hitch.