“I never worked with Judy Miller,” said Thomas Ricks, Washington Post military correspondent and Fiasco author.
Ricks was defending the Post’s coverage during the run-up to the Iraq War, and drew some laughter from the New York Times-toting crowd last night at the 92nd Street Y.
The occasion was a panel discussion moderated Read More
Richard Perle is back! The man is resilient. He was around in the ’70s and ’80s and, between journeys to his sock in France, the Prince of Darkness was sure around in the enfant siecle as well. These days he is holding forth on Baker-Hamilton in the pages of the Times and the Read More
A year ago neocons Richard Perle and Michael Rubin and the former Israeli Ambassador Dore Gold and an Israeli general had a panel at the American Enterprise Institute, and released an elaborate booklet with colored charts inside, putting forward the idea that Israel needs defensible borders. Yes, Gaza was being given back, but Read More
Peter Voskamp, the editor of the Block Island (R.I.) Times, has reaffirmed my report that there was political pressure to keep Walt & Mearsheimer, the authors of the bombshell paper criticizing the Israel lobby, from speaking at the Naval War College in Newport 2 weeks back:
The [Israel lobby] Read More
The American Enterprise Institute has been all over the New York Times this week. First it was Sally Satel, resident scholar, on the Op-Ed page Monday, saying Let’s have a free market for the sale of human organs. Then yesterday it was Christina Hoff Sommers, giving the lead quotation in a Read More
In a speech about his book 31 Days that he gave last month at the Ford Library (and C-Span broadcasted yesterday), Barry Werth made the interesting point that in 1974, when Rumsfeld and Cheney were making their first inroads at the White House as officials of the Ford Administration and Read More
It’s been more than a week since Brooklyn D.A. Joe Hynes threatened to sue Harpers Magazine and writer Chris Ketcham over a piece that accused him, among other sins, of fudging his legal residence. In honor of Bush Administration ally Richard Perle’s ulimately empty libel threats against Read More
Eleana Benador wants right-wing hawks to look nice on television.
“I’m very meticulous,” said Ms. Benador, a diminutive woman in her 40′s who is a publicist to neoconservative stars. “Clothing. Attitude. Hair style. I’m always fussy about it. Some of them, if they’re putting on weight, very gently I will go to them and say, Read More