The view from the 49th Parallel

March 7, 2015 8:52 PM

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“Mr. Burman refers to Prime Minister Netanyahu’s speech as "a farce" even before hearing it. Mr. Burman is joining the war against free speech by slandering, defaming and humiliating the prime minister even before he takes center stage. May we remind him that he no longer works for Quatari based Al Jazeera? Freedom of expression is sacrosanct to journalists and to all Canadians. The only farce here is this article.”

Interestingly, the media seems to have missed what I believe is the key point in the ongoing dissection of Netanyahu’s visit to Congress: Obama created this rift by excluding one of the most important players in the Middle East. Netanyahu was not invited to the negotiations over Iran, yet Israel arg...

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