Re: Chomsky (was: Christopher Hitchens' Column)

From: Mike Lorrey (
Date: Thu Oct 04 2001 - 10:07:14 MDT

Samantha Atkins wrote:
> > Even more important, except for linguistics the man is
> > not smart, his writing is not only evil it is silly. He's a linguistic genius a moral imbecile
> > and a political amateur. There is no more reason to waste time reading Chomsky's
> > opinion of current events than Einstein's opinions of Chinese cooking.
> Whereas your own opinion is, to your mind at least, the very
> essence of reasonableness?

Considering that Chomsky is one of those types who continues to make
excuses for the Khmer Rouge's killing fields (one of Chomsky's cause
celebre), he is indeed as John describes.

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