Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

Christopher Hitches writes in Slate Magazine a defense of the World Bank’s Paul Wolfowitz, “We know no spectacle so ridiculous,” wrote Macaulay about the vilification of Lord Byron, “as the British public in one of its periodical fits of morality.” Change the word “ridiculous” to “contemptible,” and the words “British public” to “American press,” and […]

Christopher Hitches writes in Slate Magazine a defense of the World Bank’s Paul Wolfowitz, “We know no spectacle so ridiculous,” wrote Macaulay about the vilification of Lord Byron, “as the British public in one of its periodical fits of morality.” Change the word “ridiculous” to “contemptible,” and the words “British public” to “American press,” and […]