I was waiting for a certain guest post on this category I so affected proclaimed that I hate . Oh, but it’s plenty to fill the page on this. I could have put this in Life or even in Art, but I’m not digesting the book written so witty by Belén Fernández, The Imperial Messenger: Thomas Friedman at Work. I want to talk about this Friedman character, Pulitzer Prize winner, author, journalist and columnist.
The Imperial Messenger: Thomas Friedman at Work is a take-down of the three-time Pulitzer recipient and foreign affairs columnist for the New York Times. One of the primary establishment cheerleaders for the war on Iraq, Friedman is known for such moves as instructing the entire Iraqi nation to “Suck. On. This” in response to 9/11 despite himself condemning the Bush administration for suggesting a link between Saddam Hussein and Osama bin Laden. He meanwhile urges the U.S. public to believe that the invasion is “the most radical-liberal revolutionary war the U.S. has ever launched” while simultaneously [...]