“Abolish them. Also, bring me a drink.”

For Christopher Hitchens, A/K/A that “drink-soaked former Trotskyist popinjay,”* the prospect of abolishing U.S. English departments “becomes more appetizing by the minute.” (Thanks to Chris Barsanti for the reminder.)

* Sorry, but I’m never going to be able to let that one go. Popinjay is my new favorite word.


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