Monday, June 06, 2005

The New Rules of Criticism

First you make the accusation, then you (maybe) try to find out if it's true: a pair of stories illustrates the trend.

First, Mickey Kaus has a short bit following up on a Wall Street Journal claim that Newsweek's Arabic edition - that's right, the Arabic edition - did not contain the editor's note apologize for the Koran desecretion story. Well, it's not as if the issue had anything to do with the Arab world, right?

Equally troubling, if not more so, is this quote from the head of Amnesty International USA. Amazing...

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