But I believe both the New Atheists (advocating life over God) and the Constitutional Evangelicals (advocating life under God) are far closer in their values and worldview than either would like to acknowledge.
Hitchens' memoir Hitch 22 provides a textbook case of nonhumanity. For while proudly bragging of helping cause the invasion, he does not even mention let alone acknowledge responsibility for the civilian suffering to which it led.
In an age where too many pundits are anxious not to offend allies in their own camp and not to take too many risks with their opponents, Hitchens is a reminder of the irreplaceable role of the untamed intellectual .
Among the criticisms of Elena Kagan is the one that during her time as the Dean of Harvard Law School, she refused to allow the military to join in on recruitment efforts on campus because of the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy.