The panel on Question Time tonight includes – at last – Christopher Hitchens, who I hope will spend a good proportion of his time slapping down the only person in the world more smug than him, not least because the person in question simply has no entitlement to such smugness.
That’s right, it’s the little brother, Peter.
C. Hitchens’ profile on the BBC Question Time page makes for interesting reading. It claims Hitch is a “leading neo-conservative” and that he invented the term “Islamo-fascist”. I’m not certain Hitchens would agree with either. He’s hardly “leading” and “Islamofascist” has no hyphen.
Anyway, I wonder if there’ll be a question about the passing of Britain’s finest philosopher of the 20th century, Bernard Manning?