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The Rocks in Tom Friedman’s Head

(Exclusive to Accuracy in Media) On Easter/Passover Eve, New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman served up “A Middle East Twofer,” his newest seasonal Mid-East peace plan combining Friedman’s own special home recipe of hypocrisy, lovingly layered with finger-licking idiocy: “Palestinians need to accompany every boycott, hunger strike or rock they throw at Israel with a [...]
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Sunday Book Review: From Beirut to Jerusalem

Politics : Lawyers, Guns & Money (6 years ago)

Back in the late 1980s, a journalist named Tom Friedman worked as a Middle East correspondent for the New York Times. He served in both Israel and Lebanon, and near the end of the 1980s he wrote a book. Later in his career, he wrote... Read Post

Tom Friedman—Mistaken or Misleading?

Media / Accuracy & Ethics : Accuracy in Media (2 years ago)

Tom Friedman, The New York Times foreign affairs columnist, is perceived to be a Middle East expert. Is he? In January and June, 2000, on the eve of Bashar Assad’s ascension to power, Tom Friedman (T.F.) was charmed by Bashar Assad’... Read Post

Thomas Friedman applies his weird analogies to Egypt

Politics : Salon.com: Politics (4 years ago)

As soon as a mass popular uprising began rocking Egypt, New York Times columnist and Middle East expert Thomas Friedman leaped into action. After spending a couple more days at Davos, he went to Israel, where he spoke to "a retired ... Read Post


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