He holds the Isiah Berlin's chair at Brookings. This is like saying that Sean Hannity occupies the Hannah Arendt chair in media studies. I like how mainstream media always act that Wieseltier is deep and insightful and I am yet to read one original idea by him, and his style (at least here) is like the vapid speeches of Elie Wiesel. But I will tell you this: I never knew before today that he really cares about Arab lives. Try to apply his insincere words to Israeli slaughter over the deduces when he was either silent or supportive.