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The Pornography of Power – “The Trial of Henry Kissinger” – Christopher Hitchens

January 17th, 2012 · No Comments · Politics, Power, Quotes

I’ve noticed, time and again standing at the back of the audience during Kissinger speeches, that laughter of the nervous, uneasy kind is the sort of laughter he likes to provoke. In exacting this tribute, he flaunts not the ‘aphrodisiac’ of power (another of his plagiarized bon mots) but its pornography.

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