This piece is a devastating rebuke of Western media’s defense of Islamism and their perpetual desire to embrace even the most nefarious forms of Leftism abroad.
A lot of people have asked me why this is, and I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about it. My latest at ⁦⁩ today.
Months ago, I wrote about why the media and the Left are targeting the US-Saudi alliance. The campaign is ramping up—they’re trying to build up Qatar and Iran by tearing down Saudi Arabia and Israel. More here:
Why The Media Is At War With Saudi Arabia: “Like Israel’s Bibi Netanyahu, Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman is so hated by the press, he might as well be a Republican.” by
Worthwhile reading from on the realignment in the Muslim world and how the media is picking the side of the Muslim Brotherhood and Qatar >>
Yes, damn those leftists for criticizing a dictatorship that beheads apostates, stone adulterers, murders political opponents, treat women as property, sponsor salafist mosques abroad etc etc. Please tell me this article is a parody.
“Many in the media sees themselves less as factfinders chronicling and relaying information about current events, and more like participants in a morality play, maybe with starring roles.” - ⁦