Tom Ricks of the Washington Post is ticked that I said he is on “the left” (in my last item re Obama). He wrote me a note, here’s the exchange:
TR: Describing Iraq as a Hobbesian state worse than a civil war makes one a
leftist? That would be a surprise to the Army Read More
One big price exacted by the Israel lobby is that it tries to shut down free debate when Israel’s motives are questioned. This is the lesson of the furore over comments on CNN by Tom Ricks, the Washington Post’s Pentagon correspondent.
Three weeks back on Howard Kurtz’s show Reliable Sources, Ricks, who has Read More