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Thomas Friedman: no evidence of Trump/Russia collusion, ‘which is why we need a special prosecutor’

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 2:30pm 3/5/2017 at 2:30pm

One of Rush Limbaugh’s classic maxims is that when it comes to liberals’ demands for investigations, it’s not the nature of the evidence; it’s the seriousness of the charge that matters.

Thomas Friedman provided a perfect illustration of Rush’s rule on today’s Meet the Press. Discussing the notion that the Trump campaign might...

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Media Hysteria: Tom Friedman Invokes 9/11, Pearl Harbor over Sessions/Russia

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 10:00am 3/2/2017 at 10:00am

Overnight a mass media hysteria developed over Jeff Session’s answer to questions regarding contacts with Russians.

As detailed in this NBC News report and elsewhere, Sessions was responding to questions regarding contacts in his role as a Trump surrogate:

Attorney General Jeff Sessions denied meeting with Russian officials during the course of the presidential...

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Thomas Friedman’s Unhinged Attack on Trump and Netanyahu

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 1, 2017 at 1:00pm 1/1/2017 at 1:00pm
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Probably the one columnist I have critiqued more than any other in my blogging career is Thomas Friedman of The New York Times.

Friedman, one-time NY Times Jerusalem bureau chief, is considered The Times’ go-to expert on the Middle East, globalization and environmental issues.

However, when reading Friedman’s columns, it’s easy to see...

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Giving Iran’s Rouhani the benefit of the doubts never given Netanyahu

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 7, 2013 at 10:15am 10/7/2013 at 10:15am

There has been a steady campaign against Prime Minister Netanyahu in the media.

Last week the Washington Post featured a column by David Ignatius arguing that Israel should let the United States give negotiations a chance. Ignatius used 1973 Yom Kippur War as a lesson for Israel, but he probably would have...

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John Kerry’s most worrisome testimony: Thomas Friedman “most often correct”

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 9, 2013 at 10:00am 9/9/2013 at 10:00am

John Kerry’s testimony last week before Congress does not give confidence in the wisdom of his understanding.

In response to a question about a Thomas Friedman column – in which Friedman wrote that all Assad needed was a really good talking to and not any physical attack – Secretary of State John...

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Obamacare innovation: who does it benefit?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 8:10am 5/30/2013 at 8:10am

The other day, when I was researching my post about Thomas Friedman and Obamacare, I contacted an old blogging buddy of mine – I was on the Watcher’s Council with him a few years ago – Scott Kirwin (aka The Razor).

Scott views Obamacare through the prism of his wife’s medical practice...

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Electric car company “A Better Place” has gone to a better place

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at 8:15am 5/28/2013 at 8:15am

A Better Place, the Israeli electric car company, filed for bankruptcy after burning through over $800 million.

Unlike other electrical vehicle makers, A Better Place was based on a concept of battery...

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Mideast Media Sampler – 04/24/2013 – Friedman, Fayyadism, Failure

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 10:05am 4/24/2013 at 10:05am

1) Friedman resurrects “Fayyadism”

Some time ago, Thomas Friedman coined the term “Fayyadism,” a concept that, according to Nathan Brown, never had a chance.

(No I don’t agree with...

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