Tag Archives: Thomas Friedman

Palestinian intransigence and preconditions – but it’s all Israel’s fault

Here we go again: Palestinian “President” (when was his term up? 4 years ago? 5?) Mahmoud Abbas has threatened to dismantle the Palestinian Authority (the PA) if peace talks with Israel don’t start. Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has threatened … Continue reading

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Thomas Friedman – A Middle East Doofus

Friedman’s latest screed is entitled “A Middle East Twofer” but I much prefer my own headline. It’s so much more suitable for this pompous idiot who spouts sanctimonious patronising claptrap at Israel while absolving the Palestinians of almost any responsibility … Continue reading

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Netanyahu to New York Times: Take a hike

A couple of days ago, New York Times opinion-writer (and self-opinionated pompous blowhard buffoon) Thomas Friedman penned a disgraceful article essentially accusing the “Israel Lobby” of manipulating Congress. I sure hope that Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, understands that the … Continue reading

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The NY Times wants to save Israel from itself once again

With friends like these who needs enemies? Nicholas Kristof writes a mournful article asking “Is Israel its own worst enemy?”.  His long-suffering tone and self-righteous commentary managed simultaneously to bring my blood pressure to boiling point and to make me … Continue reading

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The Chutzpah of Thomas Friedman

This article was cross-posted on CiFWatch Two articles that I have read in the last 24 hours have been enough to bring my blood pressure to boiling point.   I will address the first one here. The other will be addressed … Continue reading

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