Hilarious. Even Gawker is making fun of Friedman’s columns now:
Sorry, did I just pull a random quote from any one of Thomas Friedman’s hundreds of identical columns and/ or books over the past decade and paste it, above? No, that is from the column which we are discussing, from yesterday. It is. Just because it could have appeared in any of hundreds of other Thomas Friedman columns on hundreds of other subjects is no reason to think differently. What is the most important trend in the world today? “A list of random words related to the internet.” (“A list of random words related to the internet” is the second backup Tom Friedman tombstone inscription, the one that he outsourced to Brazil, to be on the safe side.)
Thanks to Joe D. for the tip.