Friday, January 27, 2017

New York Times mourns a man who provided really deep analysis of European politics

"He also expressed concern that some of the outpouring of support in Europe for Palestinians had a more sinister motivation.
“For too many Europeans, Arabs are of no moral interest in and of themselves,” he said in 2003. “They only become of interest if they are fighting Jews or being manhandled by Jews. Then their liberation becomes paramount, because calling for it is a way to stick it to the Jews.”"  I debated him once on TV and I can certify that the man was not--how do I say it--very bright.