Thomas Friedman Doesn’t Get Much Uglier Than This

Thomas Friedman is upset in his New York Times column today (5/26/10) because Brazilian President Lula da Silva negotiated a nuclear deal with Iran. Asks Friedman, “Is there anything uglier than watching democrats sell out other democrats to a Holocaust-denying, vote-stealing Iranian thug just to tweak the U.S. and show that they, too, can play at the big power table?” And he answers himself: “No, that’s about as ugly as it gets.” Friedman quotes a source complaining that Iran had just executed “political prisoners who were tortured into confessions,” but Lula “didn’t mention a word about human rights.” Friedman presumably […]