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What is it about Freedom of Speech that Greenslade doesn’t understand?

June 8, 2010 Leave a comment
Helen Thomas

Helen Thomas: "Have I had my tea yet?"

The Pythia of Journalism™, Roy Greenslade, has worked himself into a right old huffingtonpost about the furore over “doyenne of the White House press corps” Helen Thomas and her remarks about Jews in Israel.

While graciously if condescendingly conceding that Thomas’s comments that the Jews should “get the hell out of Palestine” and go “home” to Germany and Poland were “quite simply, a disgraceful, thoughtless and indefensible” and that, at 89, Thomas had had “a long run, after all”, it’s not that she’s been fired by Hearst that has him jumping up and down on his Guardian soapbox waving his Comment is Freedom Pass: Read more…