Christopher Hitchens's Ten Worst Enemies
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Nobody spoke ill the dead with more verve than Hitch. "The discovery of the carcass of Jerry Falwll on the floor of an obscure office in Virginia has almost zero significance," begins Hitch's Falwell obituary
for Slate, probably our favorite one. He also appeared on television to say, of the religious-right icon, "If you gave Falwell an enema, you could bury him in a matchbox."