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October 24th, 2007
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Buruma on Podhoretz
A fine piece by Ian Buruma reviewing Norman Podhoretz's latest book. [NYRB]

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Date:October 24th, 2007 08:34 pm (UTC)
There's a lot of merit in this piece, but if we abstract ourselves from any particular political ideology, then Buruma seems very much to be playing the hypocrite in the standards that he uses for judging Podhoretz as opposed to those which he uses to judge, say, Tariq Ramadan.
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