Yes, he is a much-wanted war criminal who cannot visit numerous countries for well-founded fear of arrest. But so is Tony Blair, who has killed an awful lot more people and who is admired by Christopher Hitchens.
How, exactly was the emigration of Jews from the Soviet Union an objective of American foreign policy? (They have proved thoroughly obnoxious since shipping up in Israel, not that many of them are really Jewish at all.)
If, as was never remotely on the cards, the Soviet Union had indeed "put Jews into gas chambers", then how, exactly, would that have been "an American concern" rather than "a humanitarian concern"?
And what, exactly, was wrong with Nixon's reply: "I know. We can't blow up the world because of it"?
Don't start about the Holocaust, which was not remotely why the Americans or anyone else fought the War, and about which hardly anyone knew until the War's very final weeks. But one who did know was Churchill, who refused to bomb the railway lines to Auschwitz even though he was fully aware of what was going on there.