Never ceases to amaze us that, 20 years after the fact, media pundits who enthusiastically advocated for the Iraq war are still much sought after for their opinions by the likes of CNN, MSNBC, NYT, FOX ETC.
Thomas Friedman is a case in point.
I wouldn’t necessarily say that this:
disqualifies you from any future public discourse but how about, at the very least, a mea fucking culpa.
For a little bit more detail try RNZ’s Midweek Mediawatch at the 25s mark and the whole of this episode of NPR’s On The Media (but particularly from 11m 10s).
And on with the show…
Direct download: The Joint – 25 March 2023
Notebooks out completists, here’s the playlist in full…
- CHRIS MORRIS – Bushwhacked
- NEW ORDER – Procession
- SLOWTHAI – Selfish
- DOUBLE WISH – Know It All
- CAROLINE ROSE – The Doldrums
- KELVYN COLT – EYE4EYE
- PAN AMSTERDAM – Rules
- BAR ITALIA – Nurse!
- STRAPONTIN & ZILLAS ON ACID – Reading Comments
- SOFIA KOURTESIS – Madres
- UNKNOWN MORTAL ORCHESTRA – Meshugga
- CHAMBRE DES COULEURS – in this lonely place
- DAVID SYLVIAN – Late Night Shopping
- EVERYTHING BUT THE GIRL – Run A Red Light
- THE MARY ONETTES – Pearl Machine
- KOOL KEITH X REAL BAD MAN – FIRE & ICE (featuring Atmosphere) (with Ice-T)
- MANDY, INDIANA – Pinking Shears
Thomas Friedman *
- iSopod Nano – Prismatic Shard
- CONFLICT AT SERENITY POOLS – Golden View
- DEENA ABDELWAHED – Dîner
- SKRILLEX, PINKPANTHERESS & TRIPPIE REDD – Way Back
- CLARK – Clutch Pearlers
- LOOSE ARTICLES – Chaos
- THE JANSEN – Sore di Kebun Raya
- DARE, THE – Good Time
- DEPTH CHARGE – Bastard Swordsman
- LILY ALLEN – The Fear
- VANESSA WORM – Devils Game
- BODYSYNC – Rhythm
- TE’AIRE – AUDREY
- THE NOMEN – The NoMen’s First Symphony in C Major
- CHRIS MORRIS – Bushwhacked 2
* The inspiration for this week’s lyrical heading.