Dear New Republic...

American Thinker Political Director Richard Baehr sent the following to Editor in Chief Martin Peretz at The New Republic with regards to the Scott Thomas Saga: I have been a subscriber to the New Republic for well over 20 years. While I am more to the right than most of your readers (you can read my articles at www.americanthinker.com), I have generally enjoyed the magazine, and the occasional policy debates within the journal, which suggested that no hard-line left wing ideology (say as in the Nation, or the Daily Kos) ruled the day. Regrettably, in the last two years, and particularly since the ascendancy of Franklin Foer as editor, the magazine is becoming less distinguishable from , say the Nation, on all subjects other than Israel, and Leon Wieseltier's section. And the latest imbroglio in which you find yourself- relating to a possible fraud put over on readers with the Scott Thomas articles, really demonstrates the bad faith that too often goes with such partisanship. . Unlike...(Read Full Post)

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