15 February '17..
Most Americans have moved on to the Trump presidency, but the New York Times seems stuck re-litigating the battles of the Obama years.
Perhaps the newspaper is using the opportunity to try to spin the history of the Obama presidency.
A recent, egregious example of this came in a Times article previewing the meeting between President Trump and Prime Minister Netanyahu. The Times reported:
The meeting with Mr. Trump on Wednesday is expected to set the tone for the American-Israeli relationship, which was notably frosty under President Barack Obama because of Israeli settlements in occupied territory, Israel’s vehement opposition to the nuclear deal with Iran and personality clashes with Mr. Netanyahu.
What a remarkable sentence. Three reasons are listed for the “notably frosty” American-Israeli relationship.
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