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More for Helen Thomas groupies to explain away

Post by Patrick O'Callahan on June 9, 2010 at 2:15 pm with 5 Comments »
June 9, 2010 2:15 pm

Some more to chew on for diehard Helen Thomas fans. I particularly like the “Thank God for Hezbollah” quote.

Let’s not forget her question at President Obama’s first press conference about whether “so-called terrorists” – i.e., al-Qaida and the Taliban – were being given sanctuary by Pakistan. I won’t bother making the argument that there’s nothing “so-called” about their terrorism.

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  1. lovethemountains says:

    Yes, she is a piece of work. I could have substituted the word work, but this is a decent forum.

  2. The problem with people like her is they provide cover for the very real excesses of Israel. They’re our friends and allies… and sometimes friends have to be the ones to speak up when you’ve gone too far. But those like Thomas allow Israel far-right to say “you see, they’re anti-semites.”

    Sad. I never knew much about her other than her longevity. Sounds like she didn’t stay a week too long but decades too long.

  3. villager98 says:

    Any publication that carries Charles Krauthammer has no room to talk about Helen Thomas. Helen is more blunt but no more dishonest and hateful than C.K. Apparently first amendment rights only apply to racist, homophobic, right win liars and they don’t have to be much more polite than Ms Thomas.

  4. Patrick, honey, allow me to give you the help you need, dear.
    Here’s more reading to help you refocus on the journalistic hypocrisy all around you.

  5. Helen=living proof of the incompatibility of the terms “objective” and “Journalist”.

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