Read the transcript for this, provided by Monica's tweet, just now, and have to say, just from reading the text, Hitchens pretty much took it. http://www.newstatesman.com/blogs/the-staggers/2010/11/christopher-...
Whenever debating a religious moderate, the moderate has to frame the debate in such a way so as to not seem absurd, that he or she retreats from what has been held to be dogma for millenia.
Have yet to finish the Q and A but in reading the original points and rebuttals, Tony Blair pissed me off a little bit. He brought up the Hitler not being religious point YET AGAIN, and you'd think that someone who was a prime minister of a country would be aware of such a blatant farcical argument and historical revision.
The other thing he said that perked my attention was this:
There are plenty of examples of prejudice against women,
against gay people, against others that come from outside the world of
Name one. Name one secular institution that promotes inequality amongst women, homophobia, or general inequality amongst people that exists in the world today. If you can do it, you get a bag of homemade chocolate chip cookies (I make really good ones). I wish Hitchens had pounced on such an obviously out of the butt comment made by Tony Blair.