It faced a problem under owner Marty Peretz during the 2000 campaign, because Peretz was so close to Al Gore.
But when Peretz held the editor-in-chief title, he regularly meddled with editorial policy and wrote regularly as well.
But Peretz has been at odds with the Democratic establishment on some issues, especially in foreign policy.
In inviting Peretz, said Rehab, “Harvard seems to be confirming that Islamophobia is the last accepted form of bigotry.”
The recent assertions by Dr. Peretz are therefore distressing to many members of our community, and understandably so.
And the pugnacious Peretz has been all too happy to fire right back.