Pamela Geller Crazy Anti-Muslim Rant of the Day

Charles Johnson points us to the latest screed, topped by this endless headline:
"JIHADIST DEVELOPERS OF GROUND ZERO MOSQUE HIT UP 9/11 FUND TO REBUILD LOWER MANHATTAN FOR $5 MILLION JIZYA TO ERECT ISLAMIC SUPREMACIST MEGA-MOSQUE"

I really do believe that the art of headline-writing has suffered in the Internet age. When I was a kid, I wrote headlines on the overnight shift at The Philadelphia Daily News. Concision, wit, punchiness, these were the qualities that mattered. But now with limitless space comes the limitless headline. And in ALL-CAPS, no less. I do sometimes yearn for the old days, when  talentless eccentrics were forced by circumstance to send their screeds to newspapers by postal mail. And when said newspapers could deposit said screeds in the waste bin.


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Before joining The Atlantic in 2007, Goldberg was a Middle East correspondent, and the Washington correspondent, for The New Yorker. He was previouslly a correspondent for The New York Times Magazine and New York magazine. He has also written for the Jewish Daily Forward and was a columnist for The Jerusalem Post.

Goldberg's book Prisoners was hailed as one of the best books of 2006 by the Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Slate, The Progressive, Washingtonian magazine, and Playboy. He received the 2003 National Magazine Award for Reporting for his coverage of Islamic terrorism and the 2005 Anti-Defamation League Daniel Pearl Prize. He is also the winner of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists prize for best international investigative journalist; the Overseas Press Club award for best human-rights reporting; and the Abraham Cahan Prize in Journalism.

In 2001, Goldberg was appointed the Syrkin Fellow in Letters of the Jerusalem Foundation, and in 2002 he became a public-policy scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C.

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