The modern-day Left has developed and articulated this technique as a branch of the communication sciences.
Despite the continued reporting of atrocities during the cease-fire and the motive to destroy villages in the path of oil expansion in the Eastern Upper Nile, the Civilian Protection Monitoring Team neglected to interview key witnesses who were readily available.
Although on an intellectual level I knew there was a huge Muslim presence on campuses across North America, I wasn't prepared emotionally for the malevolence that Jewish students must confront on a daily basis.
Yet another nail was banged last week into the coffin of Israeli democracy.
A propaganda campaign was begun, claiming that the small country had committed 'war crimes' and violated international law.
In modern times, from the McCarthy hearings to the trial of O.J. Simpson, we've been reminded of the wounding power of words. Because of this, the two of us are very careful with the words we use, particularly words like "traitor" and "hypocrite."
Israel's political system is, in many ways, as liberal as the European liberal democracies and has, despite years of terrorism, managed to remain intact.
If Israel is ever destroyed, Yossi Beilin will have more than his fair share of responsibilityfor it, second only to Shimon Peres himself.
I've seen Hollywood marches - and almost without exception the organizers and most of the participants are Jewish - to save the whales, the trees, and the ferrets.
America has created ditches barbed wire fences electronic devices instituted patrols border crossing stop-points and utilized guard dogs - all intended to keep undesirable people and products out of the country.
I see the illuminated walls of the Old City of Jerusalem and I think of King David following G-d's instructions to establish this ironically named 'City of Peace' as the capital of the Jewish people.
It is time for us in the Diaspora - who perhaps with the advantage of physical distance from events in the Middle East can look with more objectivity at the current situation - to demand of the leaders of the State of Israel that they stand by the principle of Never Again! that was uttered so forcefully in the wake of the Holocaust.
Ironically, Lieberman, who is attempting to move up on the ticket this time and become the first Jewish president, isn't the only Democrat candidate with Jewish roots.
"Here lies a man and here a child...and there a mother and here her daughter...and here... and there... All ages, both genders. Thousands of mounds, fresh and raw. Ignore them. They would have been spared had they only harkened to your warnings, my faithful servant Shimon."
The Arab and Muslim nations of the world must . . . come to accept not only Israel's continued existence as a fact but also its right to exist as a Jewish state in safety and security.
When it came time for audience Q&A, Albright was blessed with one big, fat softball cream-puff question after another
Last week's column on Wesley Clark drew letters of protest from several Clark boosters, one of whom castigated the Monitor for "an ad hominem attack with no substance on a distinguished general." All right, if it's substance you want, it's substance you'll get - though certainly not from candidate Clark, who thus far has shown very little of it.
The Peace Now demonstrators also denounced the Sharon government's policy of 'targeted killings' on the grounds that the policy helps perpetuate an endless cycle of violence.
A couple of years ago Rabbi Shmuley Boteach escorted the Rev. Al Sharpton on a visit to Israel, a move that backfired as Sharpton went back on his word and paid a visit to Yasir Arafat.
You can daven - every time - with the kavanah you want.
Despite all of the evidence against them Saudi leaders have the nerve to tell us that they are making efforts to stop terrorist funding.
But I'm getting ahead of myself. First, for whatever reasons known only to Hashem, she had to face some serious challenges.
As to the pros and cons of possible Israeli action, Arafat was and is a terrorist.
In a huge media blitzkrieg, Icon executives argued in numerous interviews that 'the film is not anti-Semitic at all.' And then, in a not-too-ingenious effort to demonstrate this point, they insisted that 'the movie will meticulously follow the New Testament's narrative of the crucifixion.' How comforting.
A similar "peace" deal as was crammed down Israel's throat ten years ago, and that led to where we are today.