Rothkopf's Guide to NSC-Approved Jewish Jokes

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David Rothkopf, who apparently ate a bowl-full of shtick this morning, is in rare form over at Foreign Policy, where he manages to offer up some acceptable Jewish jokes for Jim Jones to use while at the same time eviscerating Stephen Walt, just because he can. Anyway, here are some of the non-stereotypical jokes Rothkopf believes national security advisers should be allowed to deliver before audiences of dual-loyalists:

A Jew walks into a bar. A woman approaches him and says, "Wow, you have a beautiful profile. May I buy you a drink?"

A Jew walks into a bar.  Suddenly, 10,000 small missiles are launched into the bar from a neighboring community. The Jew smiles and says, "Did somebody ask for a light?"

A Jew walks into a bar. He goes and sits at the table at which he and his family have been sitting forever.  Suddenly a Palestinian comes in and says, "I thought that was my table." The Jew says, "Oh, I'm sorry.  My mistake." And he leaves.
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In 2001, Goldberg was appointed the Syrkin Fellow in Letters of the Jerusalem Foundation, and in 2002 he became a public-policy scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C.

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