Fareed Zakaria is my hero
I very much regret the nasty things I said about Fareed Zakaria in college when I had to read his book From Wealth to Power in a my capstone class. Not only does he host the most informative show on television this side of Frontline, he does things like this:
Five years ago, the ADL honored me with its Hubert H. Humphrey First Amendment Freedoms Prize. I was thrilled to get the award from an organization that I had long admired. But I cannot in good conscience keep it anymore. I have returned both the handsome plaque and the $10,000 honorarium that came with it. I urge the ADL to reverse its decision. Admitting an error is a small price to pay to regain a reputation.