A professor at one of the most prestigious U.S. journalism schools promoted an article calling Israel an “open-air prison” for Palestinians.
HuffPost Live host Shihab-Eldin, a Columbia Journalism School professor and former Al Jazeera English staffer, Tweeted 10 times on Feb. 12 to promote an article bashing Israel. He also retweeted someone else’s promotion of the article once.
“For the love of god, justice, peace, dignity and humanity...please read this powerful post by@stopbeingfamous.” Shihab-Eldin tweeted.
The Huffington Post has promoted absurd left wing proposals before, but they outdid themselves this time. A Nov. 25 article advocated fourteen preposterous notions, which they called “genius.” Far from genius, these schemes range from utterly ridiculous to simply dangerous.
Some of these ideas simply parrot typical liberal taking points. The Nov. 25 article proposed eviscerating the Second Amendment with an “assault weapon” ban and raising the minimum wage to $14.50, ignoring the disastrous results of such a wage hike. It
Then HuffPost continued into increasingly outlandish territory, saying that while America might be the greatest nation in the world it “would be a whole lot greatester[sic] if we adopted some of these genius ideas.”
Former President George W. Bush has kept a low profile in his years after office, preferring to focus on personal reflection and veterans' causes since leaving the presidency in 2009. But that didn't keep a left-wing panel on MSNBC from using Bush's recent bike ride with wounded veterans to blast his presidency, though.
Alex Wagner, who anchors the noontime Now program on the Lean Forward network, introduced a segment on Friday's program about Bush's annual mountain bike ride with wounded veterans around his ranch in Texas. But she quickly turned the nonpartisan cause into a sneering criticism of the former president's intelligence and decision-making, with nary a word of praise for the charity work: