From the Washington Post:
Jackson himself denounced Taheri, according to the Associated Press, for "selectively imposing his own point of view and distorting mine," issuing a statement saying Taheri was trying to "to incite fear and division."
Jackson added that he "has never had a conversation with Sen. Obama about Israel or the Middle East."
That still doesn't quite say he didn't say it. He made some remarks at the forum and then talked to dude, apparently.
Anyway, from the department of internecine feuding, Jeff thinks I "copped-out" by calling Jesse's actions a cop-out. He prefers the term "scape-goat." I don't think there's much I can say to move the discussion forward.