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terrya Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-25-04 02:09 PM
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1. I'm thinking his, um, "robust" alcohol use may have clouded his thinking.
That's the only reason I can think of to describe his metamorphosis to Bush lover.
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  -Christopher Hitchens is such an asshole, a lying pompous fuck... Zinfandel  Apr-25-04 02:05 PM   #0 
  - I'm thinking his, um, "robust" alcohol use may have clouded his thinking.  terrya   Apr-25-04 02:09 PM   #1 
  - Would you say the same thing, when he was the # 1 Clinton hater & attacker  Zinfandel   Apr-25-04 02:16 PM   #4 
  - Hitchens cares about one thing...  durutti   Apr-25-04 08:58 PM   #54 
  - It amazes me how easily "liberals" adopt the same personal attacks that  Bombtrack   Apr-25-04 02:17 PM   #7 
  - He quit working for the Nation magazine in a well publicized split..  terrya   Apr-25-04 02:26 PM   #13 
  - yeah, he's basically a good egg  thebigidea   Apr-25-04 02:30 PM   #16 
  - Hitchens hates the religious. He wrote a book bashing Mother Theresa  Joanne98   Apr-25-04 03:07 PM   #37 
  - He has all but endorsed Bush  ludwigb   Apr-25-04 03:02 PM   #33 
  - Bombtrack, I agree. In his opposition to religion inspired  Veggie Meathead   Apr-25-04 07:44 PM   #52 
  - He started as a Clinton hater - still had a following around here  robbedvoter   Apr-25-04 02:19 PM   #8 
  - Scheer always "kicks ass"! KKKristipher "Hitler" Hitchens.....  PROGRESSIVE1   Apr-25-04 02:12 PM   #2 
  - How, when did he lie.  Bombtrack   Apr-25-04 02:13 PM   #3 
  - Hitchens is scum. He hated Clinton because he was....  PROGRESSIVE1   Apr-25-04 02:16 PM   #5 
  - He hated Clinton because of alot of reasons  Bombtrack   Apr-25-04 02:24 PM   #10 
     - I saw Hitchens on Canadian TV, bleary-eyed with a glass of liquor he kept  glarius   Apr-25-04 02:39 PM   #22 
     - did you even watch the debate? He called his opponents FOOLS!  thebigidea   Apr-25-04 02:42 PM   #24 
     - Your belief that anyone who believes in a foreign policy towards  Bombtrack   Apr-25-04 02:55 PM   #31 
        - ...who believes in a NEOCONSERVATIVE foreign policy, mind you  thebigidea   Apr-25-04 02:58 PM   #32 
        - The neocon policy in Afghanistan  fujiyama   Apr-25-04 08:57 PM   #53 
     - He probably hated Clinton so much because  smirkymonkey   Apr-26-04 12:14 AM   #58 
     - Kosovo was a criminal action  Vladimir   Apr-26-04 07:45 AM   #62 
  - yes, nothing more respectable than chanting "pathetic"  thebigidea   Apr-25-04 02:17 PM   #6 
  - Pay fucking attention...Do you have a pulse?  Zinfandel   Apr-25-04 02:19 PM   #9 
  - That's rather rude! Now you can go off on me but as for  k in IA   Apr-25-04 02:26 PM   #11 
  - What about Henry Kissenger? Are you on his side?  Bombtrack   Apr-25-04 02:29 PM   #15 
     - No, I'm not on Kissenger's side. I don't know where your "once  k in IA   Apr-25-04 02:35 PM   #19 
     - two words: minty breath.  thebigidea   Apr-25-04 02:36 PM   #20 
     - He's a really good, smart, writer. And I don't just read people I agree  Bombtrack   Apr-25-04 02:47 PM   #26 
        - I've always liked him and his work...  Michael Harrington   Apr-26-04 02:41 AM   #60 
     - If Hitchens truly despises  fujiyama   Apr-25-04 09:02 PM   #55 
  - wow, what a considerate open minded and helpful response  Bombtrack   Apr-25-04 02:26 PM   #12 
     - Define "you people" ?  k in IA   Apr-25-04 02:27 PM   #14 
     - You People??  uhhuh   Apr-25-04 02:32 PM   #17 
        - The extreme contingent here. Sorry I don't want to piss off people who  Bombtrack   Apr-25-04 02:40 PM   #23 
           - what a confusing argument... not liking Hitchens is anti-moderate?  thebigidea   Apr-25-04 02:43 PM   #25 
           - No, why don't you read what I was responding to  Bombtrack   Apr-25-04 02:49 PM   #28 
              - because nothing says intelligent debate quite like "you people," huh?  thebigidea   Apr-25-04 02:50 PM   #29 
           - I'm not part of the "extreme contingent" - probably a fiscal  k in IA   Apr-25-04 02:51 PM   #30 
              - I agree with you that he goes overboard in his critisms of war-opponents  Bombtrack   Apr-25-04 03:02 PM   #34 
              - Well said  ludwigb   Apr-25-04 03:05 PM   #36 
                 - But people like Scheer and Michael Moore aren't mean spirited  Bombtrack   Apr-25-04 03:14 PM   #38 
                    - Please say "some people" instead of "you people" otherwise  k in IA   Apr-25-04 03:21 PM   #40 
                    - point taken  Bombtrack   Apr-25-04 03:51 PM   #44 
                    - I think all people on all sides weaken their arguments and credibility  k in IA   Apr-25-04 03:31 PM   #42 
                    - pardon us if we don't think Neoconservatism is fine and dandy  thebigidea   Apr-25-04 04:08 PM   #50 
  - when did he lie....  dennis4868   Apr-25-04 03:05 PM   #35 
  - You know like horowitz he is an ex trotskyist  Christ was Socialist   Apr-25-04 02:33 PM   #18 
  - i second that!!! hitchens is a lying, pompous, f**king a**hole!!! n/t  Paradise   Apr-25-04 02:38 PM   #21 
  - me too....  scarface2004   Apr-25-04 10:23 PM   #57 
  - True enough, but what do you think of him personally?  rock   Apr-25-04 02:48 PM   #27 
  - I've said it before and I'll say it again  Parrcrow   Apr-25-04 03:20 PM   #39 
  - When will this be on again?  JHBowden   Apr-25-04 03:27 PM   #41 
  - I think you all are missing "Bombtrack" real mission, and the predicament  Zinfandel   Apr-25-04 03:42 PM   #43 
  - That's pretty extreme.  JHBowden   Apr-25-04 03:51 PM   #45 
  - I'm sorry, as I stated I do generalize...  Zinfandel   Apr-25-04 03:59 PM   #46 
  - why not? because they are your family, is mel gibson's dad  Christ was Socialist   Apr-25-04 04:06 PM   #49 
  - I don't think I'm right in the middle, I think I'm in the left of center  Bombtrack   Apr-25-04 04:01 PM   #47 
  - That sounds like the black and white world of Shrub. Either with me  k in IA   Apr-25-04 04:03 PM   #48 
     - Yes, indeed, there are no gray areas in my life...and I'm a bigot, but  Zinfandel   Apr-25-04 04:12 PM   #51 
  - Ever since I've been aware of him...  brook   Apr-25-04 09:51 PM   #56 
  - Ask Sidney Blumenthal about ole Hitch. Remember when  demgrrrll   Apr-26-04 01:08 AM   #59 
  - AUDIO CLIP of a Scheer response and his closing from the debate  krkaufman   Apr-26-04 02:59 AM   #61 
  - I watched it on repeat yesterday. I am listening to it again. Thanks. n/t  LittleApple81   Apr-26-04 08:30 AM   #64 
  - Hitchens will do anything to suck up to the Religious Right  AngryAmish   Apr-26-04 08:12 AM   #63 

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