December 24, 2004

Powerline Forgot The Line

Powerline's Hindrocket takes Agênce France Presse to task for misstating what he says is the true explanation for the plight of the Palestianian refugees in Lebanon.

I don't think Hindrocket has the history quite right, but he's right in taking AFP to task for its matter-of-fact presentation of a one-sided view as true enough simply to be background for the story.

AFP is French, and the key line about the French is from Bernard Shaw by way of My Fair Lady: "The French don't care what they do, actually, as long as they pronounce it properly."

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