Max Blumenthal has a long history of spreading falsehoods and fabricating quotes. So when Chicago Public Media's NPR-affiliate WBEZ allowed Blumenthal an extended and virtually uninterrupted platform, it should have known its listeners would be lied to.
Max Blumenthal misquotes Chaim Weizmann. That's no surprise. It is more alarming, though, when the extremist's misinformation appears in Hillary Clinton's inbox.
The New York Times has made three corrections to Max Blumenthal's contribution to the Opinion pages. Only two of them were acknowledged. And at least one of the "corrections" spectacularly fails to redress the error, and served only to leave editors' fingerprints directly on the falsehood.
The New York Times turned to two extremists to participate in a debate about Israeli society, and reaps what it sowed — primitive Israel-hatred and clear-cut factual errors. (Updated.)