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The end of an era?

AndrewSeidelPressKitPhotoUpdate The end of an era?

One of FFRF’s volunteers/officers, Phyllis Rose, came to my desk for a visit yesterday. “First Hitchens, then Cockburn, now Vidal. It feels like the end of an era,” she remarked. The death of three sharp pens in eight months is a tragic loss. Gore Vidal once opined, “the United States was founded by the brightest […]

Goodbye Hitch, and Thank You

“You don’t so much as become an atheist as find out that’s what you are. There’s no moment of conversion. You don’t suddenly think ‘I don’t believe this anymore.’ You essentially find you don’t believe it,” Christopher Hitchens said in an interview with Sally Quinn. Like so many of his words, this hit home for […]