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    Friday, June 09, 2006

    A New Low For The New York Post

    Look at the cover of today's NY Post.

    My partner, A, alerted me to this abhorrent thing, in an email:

    I can't believe this. People should be mad about stuff like this. It
    totally undermines the whole hearts and minds effort. It really makes
    me mad. It's a lot like the Danish cartoon thing, really.


    For real. If you live in NY, you probably pass the Post on the newsstand every day, but, if you don't, you'd be shocked at how flagrantly ... I don't know ... just horrible their headlines are. Anyone accused of a crime is a "monster," a "fiend".

    3 Comments:

    Blogger dustdaughter said...

    Wow. I'm stunned by this spectacular display of ignorance.

    Day by day, I grow closer to understanding why 'they' hate 'us'. Americans seem to be so ass-backwards about everything - foreign policy, domestic policy, education, language, even sports. How is it that soccer (football) is the no. 1 sport all over the world but not here?

    I'm rambling but this stuff is sick.

    2:11 PM  
    Blogger EL said...

    I know. And we can obsess about how it's the red states bringing us down, but this from the NY Post shows that there are some pretty scary attitudes dominating nationwide.

    You make an interesting point about soccer. It's as if we can't allow ourselves to join them - it's their party and we must host our own.

    6:22 PM  
    Blogger quakerdave said...

    Dis. Gust. Ing. Try explaining the "whys" behind this if this rag ended up on your breakfast table for your kids to see.

    Oh, and what if an "Arab" newspaper ran a front page close-up of, say, a dead Marine? Would THAT be okay with the American media?

    We'd probably drop a 500 lb. bomb on their printing press.

    11:47 PM  

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