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The Mismatch of the Century: Barrett Brown vs. Tom Friedman

March 16, 2014   ·   1 Comments

Barrett Brown

By Fire Tom Friedman: Confession: I’m burnt out on Tom Friedman. I hardly ever read him any more, having digested the five columns he lazily recycles ...

Manning

Manning’s “Struggles”

By Fire Tom Friedman: There's a pretty repulsive profile of Bradley Manning on the front page of yesterday's New York Times, which declares, "the roots of Private ...

Arthur S. Brisbane

Meet Arthur S. Brisbane, Truth Vigilante!

By Fire Tom Friedman: Arthur S. Brisbane, the most timid in a long line of timid New York Times public editors, is having an existential crisis.  ...

The Imperial Messenger: Part 2 of FTF’s Interview with Belén Fernández

By Fire Tom Friedman: Belén Fernández is the author of the brand-new The Imperial Messenger: Tom Friedman at Work.  Below is part 2 of my interview ...

The Imperial Messenger

The Imperial Messenger: Tom Friedman at Work – an Interview with Belén Fernández

By Fire Tom Friedman: Great news, Friedman haters! Tomorrow is the official release of  The Imperial Messenger: Thomas Friedman at Work by Belén Fernández.  It's the book I ...

Robot

Tommy the Robot

By Fire Tom Friedman: That explains everything, I thought, when I read the headline in Tommy's lastest: "How Did the Robot End Up With My Job?" The ...

4Friedmans

When Tommy met Tommy

By Fire Tom Friedman: Tommy is justifiably catching a lot of shit for today's train wreck of a column, but it's one of my favorites. For years, a standard Tommy column gimmick ...

Flying the Friendly Skies with Green Tommy

By Fire Tom Friedman: Remember way back on Sunday when Tommy declared the oil spill was our fault because WE "sent BP out in the gulf to get us as ...

The Mansion With No Mirrors

By Fire Tom Friedman: According to the large-type teaser in the print edition, Tommy's latest column is about "Looking in the mirror after the oil spill." Wowee! Looking in ...

The Revolution Will Have Room Service!

By Fire Tom Friedman: Today's Tommy column starts off with what might be his greatest opening paragraph ever: When I was in Cairo during the Egyptian uprising, I ...

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