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Thomas Friedman: Trump Victory ‘A Moral 9/11’

On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time,” New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman called Donald Trump’s election “a moral 9/11.” Friedman said, “This is a moral 9/11. Only 9/11 was done to us from the outside and we did this to


NY Times’ Friedman: ‘WikiHillary’ for President

Friday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman explained his column from earlier in the week in which he endorsed the Hillary Clinton portrayed in the WikiLeaks emails dumps. According to Friedman, that Clinton was more pragmatic


The Syrian ‘Drought’ That Created Islamic State Is an Urban Myth

Numerous significant thinkers from Pulitzer prizewinning journalist Thomas Friedman to the Prince of Wales to  ex-choral-jailbait-nymphet Charlotte Church have been promoting the theory that the current troubles in Syria are the result of a drought caused by ‘climate change’. It’s an easy mistake to

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Tom Friedman Skeptical of Iran Deal

In the run-up to the Iraq War in 2003, New York Times columnist began to reconsider his support for the military option, as he became convinced that the Bush administration was going to mishandle the war and its aftermath. Fast-forward 12 years, and Friedman is making similar moves ahead of the final talks on a nuclear deal with Iran. In his Apr. 23 column, Friedman says that while a nuclear deal is desirable, the structure and context of the deal means “it will not be easy.”

Thomas Friedman, NYT (Peter Schneider / AP)