'Cynicism' is a term for contradictions: unpopular truths; popular lies.
Agreed. His career has in many ways followed the trajectory of Hitchens. O'Rourke's "Holidays In Hell" is laugh out loud funny in places. But today he makes the recently retired Andy Rooney look almost reasonable.
Every city should have a big throb of people occupying something like they are in NYC. Too much shit trickling down.
btw, Occupy Wall Street is on wordpress.
Hitchens is a lot worse than O'Rourke. O'Rourke's always been a cheap whore, which is a venal sin; Hitchens is a collaborator, and that is a mortal sin.