Friedman: Maybe it’s time we quit airing kidnappers’ tapes

Jon Friedman says he acted exactly the way the terrorists had intended after watching the latest video of kidnapped reporter Jill Carroll. “The clip made me feel weak and helpless. I feel this way every time someone is grabbed by militant enemies of America and dragged in front of TV cameras. …Maybe it’s time we refused to air a tape and, in effect, quit pandering (if unwittingly) to the terrorists.”

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