THOMAS FRIEDMAN HARDEST HIT: China’s People’s Daily launches attack on The New York Times. And get this:

 The mouthpiece newspaper of China’s Communist Party has launched a blistering attack on The New York Times, accusing it of “faking” and “distorting” news and being a government “propaganda tool”.

Umm, yeah. Although coming from a source that’s to the left of even the Times, this puts a fresh new spin on Al Gore’s hoary old “Right-wing media bias” riff.

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