Petulant media - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 25.01.07 | 21:33 (IST)

    It's nice to see that the media in other countries are as self-serving, petulant and arrogant as in the US. There is not even an indictment against your President, no evidence has been presented in any forum. Instead, accusers and the prosecutors resort to the press. Perhaps the allegations are true, but, if the "rule of law" is to at least mean "innocent until proven guilty" (as in the Anglo-American tradition), then it would seem the President is within his rights to object to prejudgment. And, speaking of incitement, it wouldn't be that the press is inciting jurors (if you have them in your "democracy"), to prejudice against the accused now would it? Of course not, the streetwalkers know as journalists would never do such a thing, would they?

    from the article: Katsav's Masks / The speech of his life
    First published 00:00 25.01.07 | Last updated 00:00 25.01.07
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