The Corner

Rich on the Brotherhood

The boss also has a great column at Politico today on Morsi’s organization, the Muslim Brotherhood — a column I would brag about even if Rich hadn’t been good enough to mention me. Particularly good is his dissection of the New York Times’ account of Obama’s swoon over Morsi’s “pragmatism” during the recent spike in the unending war of aggression waged against Israel by Hamas (the terrorist organization that is Brotherhood’s Palestinian branch and a close Mosi ally). The article, Rich explains, “ought to be preserved in amber as a record of 21st-century liberal naiveté.” Amen. 

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