Posted on April 13, 2012A roundup of recent Commentary Contentions posts having to do with Walt, Mearsheimer, and other academics and self-styled intellectuals who peddle demonstrably false anti-Israel nonsense: Is Stephen Walt Responsible for Inspiring Terror Suspect Jose Pimentel? Mearsheimer’s Anti-Semitism...
Posted on April 9, 2012A roundup of recent Commentary Contentions posts on the Obama White Houses’s campaign of anti-Israel leaks on Iran, wherein the most pro-Israel administration evuh is raising the cost of Israeli self-defense and even directly undermining the Jewish State’s ability to...
Posted on October 13, 2011Highlights, lowlights, links, and slight incredulity at what race issues the media deems worthy of followup, from the Mere Rhetoric Twitter stream: Seth Mandel goes for the layup on WaPo’s desperate excuses for their desperate “Perry is racist” campaign http://t.co/4mtsjjn...
Posted on October 12, 2011Highlights, lowlights, links, and breathtaking MSM indifference on Solyndra and Fast & Furious, from the Mere Rhetoric Twitter stream: The media feeding frenzy that would have met a GOP President responsible for either Fast and Furious or Solyndra is sublime...
Posted on March 30, 2011Why not just draw little red horns on him? It wouldn’t be any more shameless or manipulative, and it would fit the comments better: The truth of this story, of course, is that Israel is only considering annexation in response...
Posted on March 26, 2011I’ll do longer pieces about the labor and social dynamics of today’s temper tantrum for Contentions, but in the meantime – isn’t this adorable? The protest was a union-led pushback to government spending cuts, and this is the image that...
Posted on February 20, 2011Highlights, lowlights, links, and what was happening in the UK and the NGO world while Middle East stability was crumbling, from the Mere Rhetoric Twitter stream: So Goldstone is going to investigate the 105 “mostly civilians” just killed in Sudan,...
Posted on January 26, 2011There have been suggestions that the left’s Strange New Respect for “the inevitability of robust debate in a democracy” is exactly as obnoxious as their hypocritical sermonizing about political civility. That’s a little bit unfair, and it denies due credit...
Posted on December 9, 2010An alternative AFP headline could have been something like Britain Scales Back Controversial War Crimes Law, with a justifiable sub headline like Universal Jurisdiction Used To Target Israeli Diplomats, Undermine Relations And Counter-Terrorism Cooperation. But why miss a chance to...