Tuesday, August 23, 2005
Well, no, Mr. Milbank. But you win an Ugly American Award.
I swear, they go harder on her than they do on Eric Rudolph.
McGovern didn't say or even imply that defending Israel was bad. I'm sure he is in favor of keeping the alliance with Israel.
I do not understand what drives this fear-- and it is clearly fear when such excesses are employed-- of allowing any discussion of Israel. I do know that the more excesses are employed, the fewer friends Israel will have among its traditional supporters in the US.
Even many American Jews are getting tired of being browbeaten in this way.
As anyone can learn by reading The Forward. Natan Scharansky had a good article on what amounts to anti-Semitism and what is not.
More blogs about politics.