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Chrysippus_Maximus's Avatar Jump to comment 13 by Chrysippus_Maximus

To be "anti-Israeli" *is* to be anti-Semitic, whether you want it to be so or not. The very notion of being "anti-Israel" is to be party to the attempts to de-legitimate the existence of a sovereign nation (whilst simultaneously either forgetting, or refusing to acknowledge the historical circumstances that surround its existence, and the past 60 years).

The use of Hamas-generated language in this thread is proof that liberalism has become very, very confused.

(*edit* Just to be clear, disagreeing with particular actions or policies of the Israeli army or government ought to be clearly distinguished from being 'anti-Israeli' or 'anti-Israel'.)

Fri, 19 Feb 2010 21:45:00 UTC | #442470