Quote For The Day III

"Let’s imagine that some thug rows me out to an island and tells me I can’t ever go home unless I dismantle the memoir chapter [in Hitch-22] where Hitchens doubles down on his support for invading Iraq. Let’s say the thug tells me I can only bring one book to the island. Easy choice. I’d bring Hitchens’ memoir. I’d bring it because the Hitchens of the Iraq chapter wouldn’t stand a chance against the Hitchens of the non-Iraq chapters," - David Quigg, responding to a review of "Hitch-22" by the poisonous Eric Alterman.