Monday, March 25, 2002

HOW CAN SOMEONE SO SMART be so dumb? I used think New York Times columnist was smart on the middle east, dumb on everything else. But as Jay Nordlinger shows, Friedman's especially dumb about the middle east. Here's a nice quotation, referring to Friedman's sage advice that Americans need to worry about what Muslims think of us:
[I]sn’t it slightly perverse that Muslim terrorists kill thousands of us, while the Muslim world in general explodes in ululating cheers — and Friedman and others worry, “Gee, what do they think of us?” Mightn’t a Muslim worry, “Gee, wonder what they think of us”?
Read the rest here.

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