Christopher Hitchens got bi-tchy this weekend while debating Obama-loving Andrew Sullivan. The gents were debating Jeremiah Wright’s influence on Barack Obama‘s campaign when Hitchens described Sullivan as a “lesbian,” as in, “don’t be such a lesbian.”
Foolish Hitchens, Sullivan’s a fag, not a dyke!
Transcript via video-providing Media Matters, after the jump…
SULLIVAN: Two things. One, it’s important to clear up that he [Wright] did not say “The Jews are going to get you” in some conspiratorial, classic anti-Semitic fashion. I think that’s just —
HITCHENS: He [Wright] thinks only Jews are going to object to [Rev. Louis] Farrakhan and [Libyan leader Moammar] Gadhafi. Excuse me?
SULLIVAN: No, he didn’t say “only.”
HITCHENS: No, but —
SULLIVAN: Again, you keep playing with that quote. We’re happy to have it on the record. And now you’ve made me forget my second point, which is —
HITCHENS: Oh, well, don’t be such a lesbian. Get on with it.