Hitchens, Howorwitz, Coulter Lovefest

bill fancher fancher at pacbell.net
Sat Aug 26 16:24:29 PDT 2000

>From Coulter's introduction:

> I¹m just Chris¹s stalker. I just show up wherever he¹s speaking, because he¹ll
> call the President a rapist, and that always perks me up.

Hitchens on street actions at Democratic convention:

> I¹m in favor of polarization and always have been. There was something rather
> meek, still, about the liberals in the crowd. I remember thinking, ³What we
> need here is a couple of hardened street fighters.² And I thought, ³I wish I
> had Horowitz¹s cell phone number at that exact moment.² Strange how these
> things come to you.

Having trouble with Horowitz as hardened street fightin' man. My impression was more "pasty intellectual". Guess I'll have to rethink.

BTW, seems I remember Nat Hentoff (who also turns up on Frontpage from time to time) saying during the impeachment that he was going to produce some evidence of the "terror campaign" Clinton was waging against various "rape victims". He seemed to feel his promise to do so made vituperation based on the (admittedly) unsubstantiated rape charges acceptable in the meanwhile.

Did he ever deliver on that promise? If not, did he ever apologize? If not, has anybody on the left called him on it? (My guess: "no" to all three.)



"The governors of the world believe, and have always believed, that virtue can only be taught by teaching falsehood, and that any man who knew the truth would be wicked. I disbelieve this, absolutely and entirely. I believe that love of truth is the basis of all real virtue, and that virtues based upon lies can only do harm." Bertrand Russell

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