Frank Rich

Frank Rich, Strategic Thinker

By on 8.23.10 | 8:34AM

The former New York Times theater critic demonstrates his profound knowledge of the diplomatic/military situation in Afghanistan:

So virulent is the Islamophobic hysteria of the neocon and Fox News right - abetted by the useful idiocy of the Anti-Defamation League, Harry Reid and other cowed Democrats - that it has also rendered Gen. David Petraeus's last-ditch counterinsurgency strategy for fighting the war inoperative. How do you win Muslim hearts and minds in Kandahar when you are calling Muslims every filthy name in the book in New York?