I don't follow the Middle East debate very closely, and at the moment I'm hard pressed to think of many "strong critics of Israel" by name. Name Stephen Anderson Hometown: And the authorities should know it. Worse than North Korea? Did you by any chance notice that I do precisely that criticize Muslim anti-Semitism in the column to which Alterman was responding? It's a delightful experience on the 'Today' show as always. Yeah, Israel never attacks its neighbours Israel defended itself as much as the US defended itslef by invading Iraq.
As gossip columnist for the Daily News, Grove has been flummoxed by the city and is reduced to covering petty internet bickering long after it's old news. Let me ask something else then….. I am so proud of the country I was born in and the country I have made my home. Each outlet repeats either the press releases or what the other stations or writers are saying. So why is it that you've never taken Rudy Giuliani to task for his fundraising scandals?
Eric Alterman declines request to debate Max Blumenthal at Brooklyn College – Mondoweiss
Bush, compared to what he promised during the election. There were also days of letters and commentary in the paper that called on residents to show up there and make sure our 'bigotry' was not rewarded by a 'normal' evening at the theater. Thousands of dead later, she's been outed by nearly every serious watchdog journal in the country but is still defending herself. I always had a soft spot for Tom Kean -- even though he said some things about poor Mike Dukakis from which you'd have to dial 18 numbers to place a call to The Pale. Sadly, the Palestinians can't seem to do what would surely bring them peace and freedom: The Jesusland maps and attendant snide remarks.
I think maybe Alterman is tired of Blumenthal, and others in the pro-Palestinian movement, being untruthful about his views and his writing, and he feels no need to provide Blumenthal with an additional platform. Barack Obama ,  was published in early Mike, from whom exactly did you endure verbal abuse when you went to see The Passion? Are they implying the Fab 5 aren't gay? Alterman was and remains a critic of Ralph Nader for Nader's actions in the U. Yup, gives the lie to the Zio claim of a desire to have balanced discussions.