Have I mentioned lately just how much I adore Paul Berman? He's like Hitchens without the conversion-experience attitude.
...and there was nothing left to do but to hit each other over the head with our respective drinks.
There's nothing quite so amusing as having a writer defend a Republican against leftist rage by calling it 'false consciousness.' It would have been perfect if he had thrown in a line about 'mystification'.
Via Roger L. Simon.