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New York Times columnist Paul Krugman made some outrageous comments.
In his blog on 9/11 well here's what he said quote what happened after 9/11 was deeply shameful -- heroes.
Like Bernie kerik Rudy Giuliani and yet George W.
Bush race to cashing in on the -- and club.
Our next guest has now decided to go time -- it.
And canceled his subscription to -- The paper that very morning to think that's funny game secretary -- personally I can't claim that I wrote that it would not let my esteemed producers that came up that great line and you're hanging out -- the former United States secretary of defense Donald Rumsfeld evident that the humor right.
I've never thought it with timeless but.
-- indeed but I must say when I read that it it was kind of the last straw for me I remember the New York Times in the old days when you know people like Scotty Reston and bill sapphire used to write for them and and now it's gotten to the point where we're they promote things like Krugman.
And and the outrageous repugnant things he says as well as others and and I decided that I do I could in fact go timeless -- quite.
We'll be an interesting thing is that -- -- wrote that very brief opinion -- column.
He if you have any reader's comment on it which -- kind of tell tell sign that he might get a multiple.
I come -- -- -- should that you -- to twin bill.
And you tweeted after reading -- -- repugnant -- on 9/11 I canceled my subscription to.
Outlook message are you trying to send to them mr.
Well you know I really wasn't defending any -- message I started reading this Sunday in New York Times in 1950 when I was in college.
And it over the decades.
It has deteriorated and I decided I just didn't wanna provide.
My hard earned money to them and to support something that was promoting.
Things like Krugman says and others and it it it's it's just no longer -- relevant.
Newspaper by my standards.
-- something that many people are still concerned about after we just had the tenth anniversary of 9/11 of course is the war on terror and I know you don't like the terminology and you actually argue with President Bush cannot call it.
A war because you knew it was going to be an ongoing.
And maybe not all about bullet.
Thursday but I'm interested in your -- because just yesterday on the show it's breaking news.
About NATO headquarters in US embassy under attack in Kabul Afghanistan.
Many people concerned with the US troop draw down that the afghanis will not be able to do it on their own your -- Well -- my thought is is that of course -- Worry when our embassy attack anywhere in the world and and you think of -- find people who represented our country all across the globe but a terrorist can attack anywhere any time using any technique and they do they.
They look for soft spots them and go after them.
What it tells us is several things number one that tells us that the terrorists are still out there they're still active there -- radical islamists.
Training and and funding and recruiting.
People to go out and kill innocent men women and children and that's that we have to be aware of that.
I think it it also says that eventually the Afghan.
Government and people are gonna have to build their own nation and and take over for for our forces -- for the coalition and NATO forces that are there.
I got to ask you about this amazing election happened in the New York ninth district last night -- -- Republican won Nancy -- here's congressional -- first time in more than.
Eighty years many people say -- had a lot to do with our foreign policy regarding Israel.
And I know that you know coming up in the United Nations the Palestinian Authority they're asked to be claimed their own state.
By the UN.
Because talks have broken down with Israel.
How do you feel about that and -- Obama administration now moved in to take a stance on that.
-- the Obama administration has done a series of things over the past two and a half years that indicated that they that they wanted to Alter our relationship with Israel leave the principal democracy -- that part of the world that that has been -- close ally and friend of the United States.
He is not only done that but he has been -- -- Netanyahu and refused to talk to -- not have a photograph with them and and and -- -- -- really.
Change the relationship in a way that I believe this terribly harmful and an unreasonable.
I think that the United States behavior in the United Nations in in not voting against.
The actions of other nations in the United Nations when they criticize and chastise Israel almost every year is unfortunate.
We'll have to wait and see what happened that will pay close attention September 20 I think.
It then vote -- it's great to talk to you Donald Rumsfeld thank them so much for having to get into humor with us this morning -- -- record period comment on foreign policy.
He can sometimes.
Thank you so much it's pretty.
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