Yesterday morning I read this disturbing article on the MSNBC website:
Today, the Los Angeles Times Front Page has this article discussing the beauty of Taliban poetry:
If you want to read the whole thing, the link can be found here:
The Times finally got around to somewhat acknowledging what happened to the poor woman:
They waited until 9:57 this morning to post the article about the Taliban execution on their website, about 23 hours after being reported by MSNBC. You would think the Times would have some moral compass regarding poetry versus atrocities. Of course that would get in the way of the paper’s wish to make nice with our poor mis-understood enemies. For the Los Angeles Times, it’s another example of ‘whistling past the graveyard’ of their own demise as a credible newspaper.