Carter's Book: Presidential Pulp
By Honest Reporting.com
December 6, 2006
Many subscribers have alerted us to former US President Jimmy Carter's television appearances promoting his new book "Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid". Perhaps in deference to Carter's previous high position, some interviewers have displayed a reluctance to challenge the mistaken theme of his book. HonestReporting has previously debunked the false comparison between Israel and apartheid South Africa.
Other critics include Alan Dershowitz who comprehensively takes apart the book, contending that Carter's
Click here to read the entire article and Dershowitz's examination of some of Carter's more egregious errors.
Carter's views have also been disowned by high-ranking members of his own Democratic Party including DNC Chairman Howard Dean and Speaker Elect Nancy Pelosi as well as leading African-American congressman Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.) who said the use of apartheid in the book's title "does not serve the cause of peace and the use of it against the Jewish people in particular, who have been victims of the worst kind of discrimination, discrimination resulting in death, is offensive and wrong."
HonestReporting calls on subscribers to ask the questions of Jimmy Carter that the media is failing to do.
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