Posted: December 1, 2010.
Print: The Guardian
Eloquent, witty, literate, intelligent, knowledgeable, brave, erudite, hard-working, honest, arguably the most formidable debater alive today yet at the same time the most gentlemanly, Christopher Hitchens is a giant of the mind and a model of courage. A lesser man would have seized the excuse of a mortal illness to duck responsibility and take it easy. Not this soldier.