The media took notice: My screed appeared in New York magazine and on various gossip blogs.
Professors Stephen Walt and John Mearsheimer, author of the screed, The Israel Lobby, are right about that.
No word yet from Commentary (which has devoted a grand total of one screed to the hunger strikers thus far).
early 14c., "fragment," also "strip of cloth," from northern England dialectal variant of Old English screade (see shred (n.)). Meaning "lengthy speech" is first recorded 1789, from notion of reading from a long list.