Stay Classy, Marty Peretz


But, frankly, Muslim life is cheap, most notably to Muslims. And among those Muslims led by the Imam Rauf there is hardly one who has raised a fuss about the routine and random bloodshed that defines their brotherhood. So, yes, I wonder whether I need honor these people and pretend that they are worthy of the privileges of the First Amendment which I have in my gut the sense that they will abuse.” —The New Republic editor-in-chief Marty Peretz. [Spine/New Republic via Matthew Yglesias/Think Progress]