Sundown: Jihard

Plus Mathis requests God’s forgiveness, and more

By Marc Tracy|August 10, 2010 5:00 PM

• Name Fox News’ imaginary Ground Zero Muslim gay bar! Oh and here [1] is the winner. [The Daily Dish [2]]

• Former Sen. Ted Stevens (R-Alaska) dies in a plane crash; AIPAC mourns him and his “steadfast commitment to America’s alliance with the Jewish state year after year.” [JTA [3]]

• After initially refusing it, New York City buses will bear an anti-Cordoba House ad [4] juxtaposing a plane flying toward the burning Twin Towers with the proposed Islamic Center. [Ynet [5]]

• Richard Cohen takes noted hipster [7] periodical The Economist to task for eliding Sayyid Qutb’s rampant anti-Semitism. [WP [8]]

• Thomas Friedman chastises Nicholas Kristof in public, in secret. [Jeffrey Goldberg [9]]

• From here on out, The Scroll will refer to Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman as “the bouncer from Kishinev.” [Foreign Policy [10]]

Johnny Mathis will receive [11] an award from the Idelsohn Society for Musical Preservation in commemoration of his 1959 recording of “Kol Nidre.” Here it is:

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