Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Whoa! Hitchens Endorses Obama!

If you're not familiar with Christopher Hitchens, he wrote the book god is not Great, which was a #1 best-seller on The NY Times Best Seller List in 2007. He also wrote a critical book about Mother Thereasa, The Missionary Position, which you can assume is everything but lauding of the so-called 'angel'. He's long been an assailant of all American politicians and American antics. (War in Iraq, Jesus Movement, etc.) Although I'm not a huge fan of him, I think he frequently raises valid points, albeit it in a militant manner.

Yesterday he wrote an article for Slate summarizing why for one of the first times, he has decided to publicly endorse a political candidate. It's worth a read, if anything for a laugh. (Hitchens is brilliant at making people look like fools.)