Andrew Sullivan's Low Blow

By Jeffrey Goldberg

I've been off-line for most of the past few days, first for Rosh Hashanah, and now because I'm traveling. There is much to respond to on the Internet, but let me rebut one calumnious assertion right away. My friend Andrew Sullivan, in response to my post on Maureen Dowd's use of the term of "neocon puppet master," wrote:

The usual would-be policeman of Washington's discourse on all things to do with Israel, Jeffrey Goldberg, takes a break from the Jewish holidays to consign yet another member of the thinking classes to the ranks of "something much darker."

As Andrew surely knows, while I may on occasion roll on Shabbos, I definitely don't blog on Rosh Hashanah. I wrote the post Andrew is referring to seven hours before Rosh Hashanah started. (UPDATE: Yes, dear Goldbloggers,  I will get to the substance of his "there's no such thing as an anti-Semitic dog whistle" argument later, when I I'm off the road.)

BTW, rolling on Shabbos:

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