JERUSALEM — Mitt Romney offended Palestinian leaders on Monday by suggesting that cultural differences explain why the Israelis are so much more economically successful than Palestinians, thrusting himself again into a volatile issue while on his high-profile overseas trip.
Did you catch the error?
Well, that opening sentence lead-in should have been written
Palestinian leaders claimed Mitt Romney offended them on Monday
That would be fair journalism. Not every statement is truthful, even if it need be published. And what one person considers offensive may not be.
P.S. Read this. And this. This.
And Seth Mandel. And Max Boot.