Sunday, January 08, 2017

Here is a cause all progressives should enthusiastically endorse.

Melanie Phillips writes,
With Israel still looking down the barrel of a diplomatic gun as the Obama presidency approaches its final days, it’s high time to change the narrative.

Western progressives define themselves through various fixed positions.

They are against racism. They are against colonialism. They are against ethnic cleansing. They are against police states. And they are against antisemitism.

So there is a political agenda that is surely tailor-made for Western liberals and left-wingers to shun and condemn as an utter negation of all they hold dear.

The goal of the Palestinians is the colonial conquest of another people’s country. That country is the State of Israel, the homeland of the Jewish people whose unique connection goes back to antiquity.
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