As America’s leftist media glides over the abysmal human rights record in the Muslim world, we are told the Egyptian protests are all about “democracy” and Israel is the root of all the region’s problems. Hatred toward the United States and its allies drips from so many mainstream commentaries and everything we do is presented as evil, while genuine, demonstrable evil is willfully ignored. How long will my friends go on trusting in this narrative? Can I convince them to consider that they may have been duped?
Those media male chauvinists are at it again. Tears flow at the thought! They’re bullying us, they’re misrepresenting us, and they’re ignoring us. They’re doing all that at once – and believe me, that must be hard to do. I’m going to clench my fists and stamp my little feet. A headline from Sunday’s LA [...]