What’s Going On At HRW?September 9, 2009 8:59 by BackSpin Editor
Mere Rhetoric generated a lot of buzz with his revelation that Human Rights Watch researcher Marc Garlasco is an avid collector of Nazi memorabilia, having written a 400 page book on the subject, and more.
I'm not going to criticize Garlasco personally — Nazi collectibles aren't illegal. But I can't help but be struck by the incongruity: Garlasco works for a human rights organization with a history of skewed criticisms of Israel. It recently came to light that Garlasco's colleague at HRW, Joe Stork, is a radical Marxist who has his own axe to grind with the Jewish state. What kind of organization is this?