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Ann Coulter Picks Up On The Same Point I Did–Norway Shooter Is As Close To The New York Times As He Is To Anyone On The Right
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July 28, 2011, 10:02 PM
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Ann CoulterIn The Norway Shooter, Anti-Jihadism And The New York Times–But Not VDARE.com, I pointed out that in addition to reading Fjordman and other anti-jihad writers, he also quoted the New York Times, including the Times’s own anti-Muslim writings from the time of the Armenian massacres:  Armenians Are Sent to Perish in the Desert - Turks Accused of Plan to Exterminate Whole Population, New York Times, August 18, 1915.

Today, Ann Coulter writes

New York Times Reader Kills Dozens In Norway
July 27, 2011

The New York Times wasted no time in jumping to conclusions about Anders Behring Breivik, the Norwegian who staged two deadly attacks in Oslo last weekend, claiming in the first two paragraphs of one story that he was a “gun-loving,” “right-wing,” “fundamentalist Christian,” opposed to “multiculturalism.”

It may as well have thrown in “Fox News-watching” and “global warming skeptic.”

This was a big departure from the Times’ conclusion-resisting coverage of the Fort Hood shooting suspect, Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan. Despite reports that Hasan shouted “Allahu Akbar!” as he gunned down his fellow soldiers at a military medical facility in 2009, only one of seven Times articles on Hasan so much as mentioned that he was a Muslim.

Of course, that story ran one year after Hasan’s arrest, so by then, I suppose, the cat was out of the bag.

Incidentally, he also cites The New York Times more than a half-dozen times.[More]