Fisk speaks

Why does John Malkovich want to kill me?

Much of this disgusting nonsense comes from men and women who say they are defending Israel, although I have to say that I have never in my life received a rude or insulting letter from Israel itself. Israelis sometimes express their criticism of my reporting - and sometimes their praise - but they have never stooped to the filth and obscenities which I now receive.

Fisk Paints a Middle East in CRISIS:

I think that's far too simple a version of events. There's never been a civil war in Iraq. Sunnis and Shi'ites, despite the fact that the Sunnis as a minority have always effectively ruled Iraq, have never had this sectarian instinct. It's not a sectarian society, it's a tribal society. People are intermarried.

You know, I was at the funeral of a Sunni and asked his brother, you know, he'd been murdered - probably by Shi'ites, I think - I asked his brother if there was going to be a civil war and he said look, I'm married to a Shi'ite. You want me to kill my wife? Why do you westerners always want civil war?

I gotta get this guy's books.

(Via Mette, whose blog you should absolutely be reading if you can read Finnish.)


I gotta this guy's books?? Meaning...? Ehh?

--AnonymousFuckerofAColon, 25-Mar-2006

"get". Oops.

--JanneJalkanen, 27-Mar-2006

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