I’m sure that you’ve heard of Iran’s President Ahmadinejad speaking of wiping “Israel off the map.” It was in all the papers.
But somehow, with all that J-school talent and myriad levels of fact-checking and editors, a crucial bit of information was dropped from those stories.
Is it possible for us to witness a world without America and Zionism? But you had best know that this slogan and this goal are attainable, and surely can be achieved…
He goes on to detail plans for a limited war with the United States, a war that he is sure, having read our newspapers, we have no stomach for. He is betting, just as bin Laden did on Sept 11, that America will shy from a confrontation and seek to mollify him rather than oppose him.
Sometimes you need “the rest of the story.”