Pictures of Christopher Hitchens & Tony Blair prior to the Munk debate

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    26th November 2010

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    UPDATE: Result of debate – The Nays have it, BIG overall. The 21% undecideds went more for Hitch. Actually 52% of them went for Hitchens, and 48% for Blair.  (see here):

    PRE-DEBATE
    PRO: 22%  CON:57%
    UNDECIDED:21%

    POST-DEBATE
    PRO: 32%  CON: 68%

    MUNK DEBATE – HITCHENS Vs BLAIR

    If you reckon it’s worth C$5/GBP3 – go here and sign up to the Munk Debate website. But don’t hang about. It starts in less than an hour’s time. (Tonight, Friday 26th November, 7pm EST, midnight GMT.)

    Or just tweet the Tony Blair Faith Foundation to watch Twitter stream of the Religion debate.

    The Toronto Star has this picture and report on Tony Blair & Christopher Hitchens –

    Debate with Blair scheduled around Hitch’s chemo treatments

    Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair (L) and author Christopher Hitchens pose ahead of their debate on religion set up by "Munk Debates" in Toronto, November 26, 2010. REUTERS/Mark Blinch

    Excerpt:

    ‘In a brief interview later, Hitchens told The Canadian Press that he is honoured to get the rare chance to debate Blair, who left office in 2007. But the prominent atheist wouldn’t reveal how he plans to argue his case this evening.

    “Unless he comes up with a new argument for faith, in which case, that’s what everyone will remember … I doubt he’s going to be able to invent any,” Hitchens said.

    Blair and Hitchens will debate in front of a sold-out crowd of 2,600 people and thousands more around the world who will watch online.’

    There are more pictures below, courtesy of DayLife

    Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair peaks[sic] around a curtain before a photo call with author Christopher Hitchens pose ahead of their debate on religion set up by “Munk Debates” in Toronto, November 26, 2010.    REUTERS/Mark Blinch (CANADA)

    In the image below taken from video Sept. 7, 2010, author and outspoken atheist Christopher Hitchens speaks during an appearance in Birmingham, Ala. Hitchens has been diagnosed with cancer and is undergoing chemotherapy treatments, and he says his health won’t be affected by people praying either for his healing or his death. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves)

    From DayLife

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    2 Responses to “Pictures of Christopher Hitchens & Tony Blair prior to the Munk debate”

    1. Thirst» Blog Archive » christopher hitchens pictures Says:

      […] Pictures of Christopher Hitchens & Tony Blair prior to the Munk … Nov 27, 2010 … The Toronto Star has this picture and report on Tony Blair & Christopher Hitchens – … […]

    2. marina Says:

      Tony Blair está buenísimo, no hay color.

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