At one point in time conservatives attacked Helen Thomas, the Coulter ilk calling her "that old Arab Helen Thomas" -- recently Helen pissed off some on the left by being asked the question, by Rabbi David Nesenoff of RabbiLive.com if she had “any comments on Israel.”
She did, she said for them to "get the hell out of Palestine."
Then suggested they go home, to Poland, Germany, America.
Only one network at this point appears to be reporting that Thomas released a statement on her comments - Fox News.
Thomas is almost 90 years old, she was born August 4, 1920. I think that gives her the right to make an off the cuff comment and she is still worthy of respect for all she's accomplished despite this comment going "viral." If anything she should now have learned at 90 to not make comments to rabbi's bearing video cameras.