Quotes of the Day

Noam Chomsky, a leading American intellectual highly critical of Israel's policies toward the Palestinians, gestures in Amman May 17, 2010.
Tuesday, May. 18, 2010

Open quoteThe government of Israel does not like the kinds of things I say — which puts them into the category of, I suppose, every other government in the world.Close quote

  • the 81-year-old linguist and icon of the American left, in an interview with al-Jazeera after he was refused entry into the West Bank
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