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The Liberal Media

Eric Alterman

American Jews could play a useful role in aiding our Israeli cousins to see that they are destroying what was noble about their country. Why won't they?

If their fortunes are ever to revive, liberals must find a way to recapture FDR’s militant and optimistic spirit.

From William Kristol to Condi Rice to Joel Klein, conservatives turn disastrous decisions into fabulous careers. How do they do it?

Intent on blaming the cold war simply on Soviet perfidy, John Lewis Gaddis does a disservice to the subject of his biography—and to his readers.
 

The GOP panders to racists, and liberals are blamed for a “neurotic” obsession with race.

How can it be that the “richest Jew in the world” can buy the foreign policy of a major party’s presidential contender and “the Jews” have somehow escaped the blame?

In today’s media climate, it’s much easier to smear critics of the push for war on Iran as “anti-Semites” than to deal honestly with the facts.

Once again, the MSM falls for the story of Saul Bellow's "former liberal" son, who specializes in publishing right-wing dreck.

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Eric Alterman
Eric Alterman is a Distinguished Professor of English, Brooklyn College, City...

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