I received this thoughtful e-mail from Goldblog reader J.E. a little while ago in reaction to this post, about the consequences of Israel possibly moving to de facto annexation of the West Bank. I think it's worth understanding this viewpoint:

Thanks for the post.   This is a crucial example of how the current Israeli government is pushing wavering Israel supporters like myself, succinctly, US citizen moderate to liberal politics, away from Israel.  Honestly, in my moral universe disenfranchisement, apartheid, segregation-ism or whatever you want to call it are worse sins than anti-Israel-ism.   And it is quickly getting to the point where that is the choice that the government of Israel is giving folks like myself.