The Speaker of the Knesset embraces the latest smear of Richard Goldstone:

"The judge who sentenced black people to death … is a man of double standards," Knesset Speaker Reuven Rivlin proclaimed. "Such a person should not be allowed to lecture a democratic state defending itself against terrorists."

"Should not be allowed"? By whom? Then this equation with Nazis:

"The judge who sentenced black people to death … is a man of double standards," Knesset Speaker Reuven Rivlin proclaimed. "Such a person should not be allowed to lecture a democratic state defending itself against terrorists." Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon insisted, "This so-called respected judge is using this report in order to atone for his sins," likening Goldstone's statement that he was forced to uphold the laws of an unjust regime to "explanations we heard in Nazi Germany after World War II."

So now Goldstone is Eichmann. That didn't take long, did it? As for Israel's own history of arming the apartheid regime, well ... they were more complicated times, weren't they?

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