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THOMAS FRIEDMAN

Thomas Friedman writes a column for the New York Times.

Articles by THOMAS FRIEDMAN

Commentary: How could we elect Trump? Commentary: How could we elect Trump?
20 hours ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
My reaction to the Donald Trump-Hillary Clinton debate can be summarized with one word: “How?” [Read More]
Commentary: Two ex-spies and Trump Commentary: Two ex-spies and Trump
1 week ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
When it comes to assessing the presidential race, I prefer to listen to the spies. They tend to be brutally unsentimental, see through the nonsense and cut to the cold, hard bottom line. [Read More]
Commentary: Donald Trump's Putin crush Commentary: Donald Trump's Putin crush
2 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
When it comes to rebutting Donald Trump’s observation that Vladimir Putin is a strong leader, it is hard to top the assessment of Russian-born Garry Kasparov, the former world chess champion, which The Times’ Andrew Higgins quoted in his story from Moscow: “Vladimir Putin is a strong drink." [Read More]
Commentary: We are all Noah now Commentary: We are all Noah now
3 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
HONOLULU — Robert Macfarlane, in his book “Landmarks,” about the connection between words and landscapes, tells a revealing but stunning story about how recent editions of the Oxford Junior Dictionary (aimed at 7-year-olds) dropped certain words that its editors deemed less relevant. [Read More]
Commentary: Win, lose, but no compromise Commentary: Win, lose, but no compromise
4 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
Anyone who says it doesn’t matter whether Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton wins this election needs their head examined. The damage that Trump could do to our nation with his blend of intellectual laziness, towering policy ignorance and reckless impulsiveness is in a league of its own. [Read More]
Commentary: An ambiguous wink wink Commentary: An ambiguous wink wink
7 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
And that, ladies and gentlemen, is how Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin got assassinated. His right-wing opponents just kept delegitimizing him as a “traitor” and “a Nazi” for wanting to make peace with the Palestinians and give back part of the Land of Israel. [Read More]
Commentary: Clinton's chance for a knockout Commentary: Clinton's chance for a knockout
8 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
Maybe I just missed it. But in all the testimonials at the Democratic convention about what Hillary Clinton has done for other people, I don’t recall anyone saying, “I started a business because of Hillary Clinton.” Or, “I hired someone because of Hillary Clinton.” [Read More]
Commentary: Web People vs. Wall People Commentary: Web People vs. Wall People
9 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
Yes, we’re having a national election right now. Yes, there are two parties running. But no, they are not the two parties that you think. It’s not “Democrats” versus “Republicans.” This election is really between “Wall People” and “Web People.” [Read More]
Commentary: Trump, meet the sultan Commentary: Trump, meet the sultan
10 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
Turkey is a long way from Cleveland, where the Republicans are holding their presidential convention. [Read More]
Commentary: The (GOP) party's over Commentary: The (GOP) party's over
11 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
This column has argued for a while now that there is only one thing worse than one-party autocracy, and that is one-party democracy. At least a one-party autocracy can order things to get done. [Read More]
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