The fantasyland where dwell our opinion-shapers

“There’s something about a New York Times editorial,” writes Barry Rubin, “that truly embodies the spirit of the era. And in this era the mainstream spirit is to ignore reality and construct a fantasyland.”

Rubin anatomizes a Times editorial on Lebanon, in which the editors pretend that Hezbollah is not what it is and that Lebanon is not controlled by Hezbollah.

Posted by Lawrence Auster at July 22, 2011 10:42 AM | Send

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