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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

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

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


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