[Marxism] What's up with Norman Finkelstein?

Auguste Blanqui blanquist at gmail.com
Thu Dec 28 17:54:03 MST 2006


Seems like clumsily executed sarcasm to me

On 12/28/06, Eli Stephens <elishastephens at hotmail.com> wrote:
>
> Norman Finkelstein is a valuable resource. For example, today's
> CounterPunch
> (http://www.counterpunch.org/finkelstein12282006.html) features an article
> by him defending the use of "Apartheid" in the title of Jimmy Carter's new
> book, based on a wide variety of ISRAELI sources.
>
> But, although I've heard him on the radio and read his articles, I had
> never
> visited his website (http://www.normanfinkelstein.com/). What's the deal?
> The website features articles with titles like "Hitlerjugend wishes
> everyone
> a Merry Hitler Holiday" and "   Archbishop of Canterbury denies
> Holocaust,"
> just to cite two. Does he just have a seriously warped sense of "humor,"
> or
> is there something wrong with him (or both)? Or am I just missing the
> joke?
>
> I treat this seriously because, as I said at the beginning, he is a
> valuable
> resource with lots of valuable information. But citing or quoting someone
> who has a website that looks like his, well, let's just say it isn't
> guaranteed to inspire credibility.
>
>
> Eli Stephens
>   Left I on the News
>   http://lefti.blogspot.com
>
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