Thomas Friedman on fading foreign news. Interviewed by Howard Kurtz. Video. Media Buzz. Fox News, December 22, 2013. YouTube.
Middle East finally wore us out, you know, in a sense, even myself. Where it is
just so many things going the wrong way in so many places. . . . Not worn out
in the sense of my own intellectual curiosity which is still there. But worn
out in the sense of I try to write a solutions-oriented column. I don’t do
pessimism very well. I find myself out of ideas when it comes to how to
navigate out of the problems of this region.