Former lefty who is now a “temporary ally” to neocons blasts the recently departed Jerry Falwell:
Cooper: Whether you agree or not with his reading of the bible, you don’t think he was sincere in what he spoke?
Hitchens: No. I think he was a conscious charlatan, and bully, and fraud. I think if he had read the Bible at all – and I would doubt that he could actually read any long book…at all – I would think he did so in the most hucksterish…as we say “bible pounding” way.