Sunday, March 7, 2010

Through An Anti-Semite's Eyes

How Menachem Begin gets enlisted in an anti-semitic, anti-Zionist screed:

The degree to which the Israel lobby has succeeded in dominating American politics is encapsulated in an apocryphal story about Menachem Begin, a member of a notorious Zionist terrorist gang in pre-Israel Palestine who went on to be elected Prime Minister of Israel. When an American supporter is said to have suggested that Israel become the 51st state, Begin is described as evincing shock: “What?! Then we would only have two senators!”
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