You are currently browsing the weblog archives for the day Thursday, October 30th, 2008.

Breaking News

More on McCain’s Khalidi McCarthyism

Irancove @ October 30, 2008 # 5 Comments

Josh Marshall: The McCain campaign has been throwing around so much mud and smears in recent weeks that it’s easy to miss just how ugly and shameful their character assassination of Rashid Khalidi is. This is an entirely respectable, highly respected scholar. To go further into making a case for him would only be to […]

More on page 775

Rubin: My Friend, the “Neo-Nazi”

Irancove @ October 30, 2008 # 4 Comments

by Barnett Rubin It is really strange to turn on the television and see actual presidential and vice-presidential candidates charging that someone who had dinner at my apartment two weeks ago — Professor Rashid Khalidi of Columbia University — is a “neo-Nazi.” Yet John McCain actually said this yesterday. Sarah Palin also attacked him, as […]

More on page 774