The NYT Finds US Complicity in Genocide Unremarkable

Source: Common Dreams
by Norman Solomon

“When The Washington Post revealed Friday afternoon that ‘the Biden administration in recent days quietly authorized the transfer of billions of dollars in bombs and fighter jets to Israel,’ a lot of people cared. Readers of the story posted more than 10,000 comments on its webpage. A leading progressive site for breaking news, Common Dreams, quickly followed up with coverage under a headline that began with the word ‘obscene.’ Responses on social media were swift and strong; a tweet about the Post scoop from our team at RootsAction received more than 600,000 views. But at The New York Times—the nation’s purported newspaper of record — one day after another went by as the editors determined that the story about the massive new transfer of weaponry to Israel wasn’t worth reporting on at all. Yet it was solid.” (04/02/24)