Thomas Friedman’s Career is Built on a Lie

ALGEMEINER
by Benyamin Korn
August 24, 2015

Israeli Army officials reportedly are furious that New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman has accused the IDF of massacring Arab civilians. But what else is new? After all, Friedman’s entire career has been built on lying about Israel–including rewriting his own biography in order to smear the Jewish State. In his August 12 column, Friedman wrote: “Israel plays, when it has to, by what I’ve called ‘Hama rules’ — war without mercy…it will not be deterred by the threat of civilian Arab casualties…” The Times of Israel notes that “While the term [‘Hama Rules’] itself comes from Friedman’s book From Beirut to Jerusalem, in his new article he offered no history of the event or explanation for the comparison, apparently assuming the reader would understand the context.” Friedman’s sense of self-importance is legendary; evidently he assumes that everyone has read and memorized his book. READ MORE

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