Wednesday, July 2, 2008

When Alternet Goes Wrong

Alternet often has good, fact-filled, thoughtful pieces on a variety of issues. This ad hominem hit piece against the eloquent Christopher Hitchens isn't one of them. Disagree with Hitchens all you want (I do often) - but bring facts to the battle, not schoolyard taunts.

On the other hand, it does make me regret that I missed a local screening The Trials of Henry Kissinger, Alex Gibney's new doc based on the book by Hitch. Gibneys is the director of Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room and Taxi to the Dark Side, not to mention the upcoming flick Gonzo, about Hunter S. Thompson.