Thomas Friedman Is FNS's Power Player Of The Weeeeek...

friedman-fns.jpg Apparently---Thomas Friedman only writes for his mom and doesn't think he's the ruler of the world---or has any influence when he writes his columns...

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Friedman: And when you stop reporting, readers can smell it from a hundred miles...

I'd say it's at least three thousand miles...I'm in LA...Scribes like TF certainly know the weight that their words carry to the American people---especially in the NY Times on the issue of war...Oh..forget it...Just read what " The Friedman Unit" is...

The term is in reference to a May 16, 2006 article by Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR) detailing journalist Thomas Friedman's repeated use [10] of "the next six months" as the time period in which, according to Friedman, "we're going to find out...whether a decent outcome is possible" in the Iraq War. As documented by FAIR, Friedman had been making such six-month predictions for a period of two and a half years, on at least fourteen different occasions, starting with a column in the November 30, 2003 edition of The New York Times, in which he stated: "The next six months in Iraq—which will determine the prospects for democracy-building there—are the most important six months in U.S. foreign policy in a long, long time.


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