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Bibi goes after the ‘Times’ and ‘Haaretz’

Marc Tracy
January 19, 2012
(Margarita Korol)
(Margarita Korol)

The editor of the Jerusalem Post claims that Prime Minister Netanyahu told him that Israel “has two main enemies”:

And I thought he was going to talk about, you know, Iran, maybe Hamas. He said, “It’s The New York Times and Haaretz.” He said, “They set the agenda for an anti-Israel campaign all over the world.”

I’m hopeful that Bibi has at least hastened the day when I can buy a t-shirt with “Haaretz” spelled in the Times‘ classic Gothic lettering. All the kids in Brooklyn will be wanting one.

Marc Tracy is a staff writer at The New Republic, and was previously a staff writer at Tablet. He tweets @marcatracy.

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