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Steve Malzberg Rips Michael Che for Antisemitism, Jake Tapper for Attempting to ‘Cancel’ Trump Attorney’s Judaism

Veteran radio host and political commentator Steve Malzberg ripped into Saturday Night Live’s Michael Che and CNN’s Jake Tapper on his weekly Sunday commentary show “Eat the Press,” accusing both of reprehensible rhetoric — Che for taking “gratuitous, bigoted shots at Jews and Israel” and Tapper for “obsessive hatred” and “attempting to use the cancel culture to cancel [former President Donald Trump’s attorney] as a Jew.”

US comedian Michael Che arrives at the Kennedy Center for the Mark Twain Award for American Humor on October 27, 2019 in Washington, D.C. - This years' award recipient is comedian Dave Chappelle. (Photo by Alex Edelman / AFP) (Photo by ALEX EDELMAN/AFP via Getty Images)

Graham: ‘I’m All For’ Syria Strikes

On Friday’s broadcast of Fox News Radio’s “Brian Kilmeade Show,” Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) expressed support for the recent airstrikes in Syria. Graham said, “I talked to Secretary of State Blinken this morning about that and other things. And I

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., speaks to reporters during a news conference at the Capitol, Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, in Washington. Graham said Thursday that the president must accept his own role in the violence that occurred at the U.S. Capitol. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Arab Media Spreads Wikipedia Hoax Claim About Late Saudi Oil Minister

Former Saudi Oil Minister Ahmed Zaki Yamani, who died Tuesday, was an architect of the 1973 oil embargo and widely misreported by Arab-language media, including CNN’s Arab edition, to have been the first Secretary-General of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). Arab News reported Wednesday that the claim of him serving as Secretary-General was false and attributed it to Yamani’s page on the Arabic Wikipedia, which has included the false claim since the page’s creation in 2005.

Jimmy Wales, co-founder of Wikipedia

Biden’s CIA Nominee Received Super Bowl Trip from Saudi Ambassador

President Biden’s Central Intelligence Agency nominee, William Burns, was gifted a Super Bowl group trip by Saudi Arabia’s ambassador when he served as president of Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, according to responses he provided to the Senate Intelligence Committee ahead of his confirmation hearing on Wednesday.

In this April 2014 file photo, US Deputy Secretary of State William Burns gives a press conference in Tripoli during his visit to Libya. democratic, prosperous and secure country. (Mahmud Turkia/AFP via Getty Images)