Browsing Tag double standards

Is the Syrian First Lady Discussing Death in Homs or Gaza?

A very clever video. The Lede explains what this is all about: A video blogger has remixed footage of an interview Asma al-Assad gave to CNN in 2009, in which Syria’s British-born first lady decried...

March 4, 2012 0:18 By :

It’s Only an Outrage When Israel Cuts Electricity

Once again, Israel‘s talking about cutting electricity to Gaza. And now, Turkey‘s talking about cutting electricity to Syria too. Last time this was an issue, Hamas blacked out Gaza, but Israel...

November 27, 2011 21:01 By :

Media Cheat Sheet 10/6/2011

Commentary • NY Times columnist Nicholas Kristof says Bibi is Israel’s own worst enemy, gives Bill Clinton a shout out. This particular snippet made my antennae twitch this morning: Some of my...

October 6, 2011 21:36 By :

Kristof Pleads Guilty to Double Standards

Nicholas Kristof NY Times columnist Nicholas Kristof pleads guilty to unfairly holding Israel to a higher standard. After saying that Palestinians in the West Bank should be allowed to vote in Israeli...

October 6, 2011 11:51 By :

Turkish Air Strikes: Where’s the Outrage?

Buried in the foreign news sections of but a few media outlets, including The Independent is this story: Now imagine if Israel had also crossed over the territory of a sovereign state and killed 100 people,...

August 24, 2011 11:17 By :