What would he have to say about the Trump Presidency, and the resurgence of European fascism? The dwindling twilight of the post-war European project? We can be sure that he would have served us up with something at once scathing and illuminating. Alas, just as the world began to need reminding of totalitarianism’s perils, its most eloquent resister since Orwell was taken from us.

Trackback URL for this post:
http://www.margaretsoltan.com/wp-trackback.php?p=54019

4 Responses to “Missing Christopher Hitchens.”

  1. dmf Says:

    http://dailynous.com/2016/12/16/suny-stony-brooks-alt-right-philosophy-phd/

  2. Margaret Soltan Says:

    dmf: Fascinating. Seems an unlikely recruit (given his name) for the tidy-whiteys, but anyway…

  3. dmf Says:

    he’s asserting some kind of Indo-Arian connection in a mythical Persia he sees as corrupted by Islam and now finding it’s way back to the Right/White way: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0hch8ZEqtk0
    wondering more how does a guy who pitches paranormal studies teach at a sci-tech school?

  4. Charlie Stephen Says:

    “We can be sure that he would have served us up with something at once scathing and illuminating.”

    Illuminating, at least, on everything but our endless Middle Eastern wars. On this subject Hitchens was entirely in the dark.

Comment on this Entry

Latest UD posts at IHE

Archives

Categories