Nat Hentoff, columnist, critic and giant of jazz writing, dies aged 91
They surely do not make them like him anymore.
A true iconoclast.
He always reminded me of the words of MLK,
“Many people fear nothing more terribly than to take a position which stands out sharply and clearly from the prevailing opinion.
The tendency of most is to adopt a view that is so ambiguous that it will include everything and so popular that it will include everybody.
Not a few men who cherish lofty and noble ideals hide them under a bushel for fear of being called different.”
Three examples of his firepower;
Time reveals the truth
……Rest easy Mr. Hentoff.
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