02 January '17..
A reliable indicator of anti-Israel bias at the New York Times comes in the adverbs and adjectives that the newspaper hurls at the Jewish state and its policies.
The Times reports, in a news article:
The education minister, Naftali Bennett, is pressing for legislation — not yet fully embraced by Mr. Netanyahu — to take the drastic step of the first annexation of a West Bank settlement, Ma’ale Adumim, just east of Jerusalem.
My Webster’s Second unabridged dictionary defines “drastic” as “acting with force; severe; harsh; extreme; having a violent effect.”
There’s a second definition: “in medicine, powerful; efficacious.” But somehow I don’t think that is the definition the Times was going for.
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