In this week’s paper, I wrote about the efforts of supermarket magnate and Clinton bundler John Catsimatidis to ingratiate himself with local Republicans in advance of his prospective bid for mayor.
The fact that he’s a Democrat, he stressed, shouldn’t be a big deal.
“I was a Republican in the 1980′s–a Ronald Reagan Republican,” Read More
Brian Williams stood up for Jimmy Carter Monday by airing a wonderful scene from the Carter Center over the weekend. At some panel convened by Williams, Carter volunteered a scene at Camp David with Anwar Sadat that is apparently not in his book. Sadat was leaving. Carter changed into a suit and tie, knelt in Read More
Patrick O’Connor of Palestine Media Watch has an interesting quantitative analysis on the latest exponent of anti-Carterism: Ethan Bronner, who reviewed Jimmy Carter’s book in a predictable manner in yesterday’s NYT.
Bronner has written 18 articles on Israel and Palestine for the Times since July 30, 2000. In them he quoted Read More
Henry Siegman has again and again proved a leader on the Israel/Palestine issue. His review of Jimmy Carter’s apartheid-in-Palestine book in the Nation offers breathtaking relief from the smear campaign against Carter. His piece concludes with an explanation of Carter’s enormous contribution to Israel’s security.
Accusations by Alan Dershowitz and others that Carter Read More
Jimmy Carter’s interviewers have repeatedly challenged him about Hamas: Why should Israel talk to Hamas when Hamas doesn’t recognize Israel’s right to exist? Carter answers by describing the democratic elections that brought Hamas to power.
He ought to cite the insight of his former NSA Zbig Brzezinski, who said on public television that as Read More
It was why Mortimer B. Zuckerman had bought the New York Daily News . The President of the United States, upset at how Rupert Murdoch’s New York Post had been painting his wife as an anti-Semite, called the publisher on Sunday, July 16, with the offer of an exclusive interview.
Mr. Zuckerman was–and is–out of Read More