New York Times Running Interference for Yusuf Qaradawi

(CAMERA) Dexter Van Zile - For the past several weeks, the New York Times has been running interference for the Muslim Brotherhood, an Islamist organization set to play a significant role in Egyptian politics after the ouster of President Mubarak. In addition to publishing commentaries by two apologists for the Muslim Brotherhood, Tariq Ramadan and Essam El-Errian, on its op-ed page, the Times has published a news story that depicts the group's spiritual leader, Yussuf Qaradawi, as "committed to pluralism and democracy." In fact, Qaradawi is a virulent anti-Semite who has called on Allah to wipe out the Jewish people.

2011-02-25 00:00:00

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