Email of the Day

A reader writes:

"One of the best books I’ve read recently was Hitchen’s Why Orwell Matters.  We all know the story of Orwell’s involvement in the Spanish Civil War and his eventual disillusionment with the cause namely because of Stalin’s people wanting him dead.  Sometimes in life you find yourself doing the right thing with the wrong people.  I wonder at what point Hitchens is going to realize that the company he keeps is no longer worth it."

I've been wondering that myself for quite a while now.