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Poppet
Again, I strongly disagree.
Tue Mar 7, 2017 9:36am
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Continual censure of Israel at the UN and other international venues in a manner not proportional to its comparative human rights record is certainly a real thing...but what does that have to do with leftists? The Muslim-majority nations that have led the effort (for decades) to make that happen are anything but leftist. They are, in fact, among the most politically and socially conservative nations on earth.

Your speculation that criticism of Israel by the left can only be anti-Semitism because it seems disproportionate is logically fallacious: it fails to rigorously eliminate other explanations. The focus on Israel, in my view, lies more with the fact that we hear so much more about Israel (and the endless Middle East conflict in general) than we do about other nations with human rights problems. The squeaky wheel gets the grease...


  • sentiment in the first place? THAT is the question. Of all of the nations of the Earth, why has the Left singled out Israel for unrelenting and vile criticism? Plenty of countries in the World commit ... more
    • Again, I strongly disagree. — Poppet, Tue Mar 7 9:36am
      • And they ignore the war crimes committed by the hamas and plo and they ignore the lack of freedom there. They ignore teaching of hatred of Israel and demand Israel seek peace with the Palestinians... more
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