A couple of people have forwarded me a column by an American-born Israeli writer named Naomi Ragen, who is described in her biography as "an iconoclast, an Orthodox woman, and a fiercely outspoken advocate for gender equality." Also, apparently, someone who traffics in slander. This is from a recent column, posted on the main pro-settler website:

The Presidential election of the most liberal and inexperienced politician
in America, a man with strong Muslim ties and a strong Muslim background; a
man who is linked to domestic terrorism through Bill Ayers, and to numerous
pro-Islamic and anti-American advisors - all of whom side with Israel's
Leftist enemies (including Israelis) as well as to anti-American,
anti-Semites like Reverend Wright; a man whose supporters are among the same
people who brought down the American economy with their 'liberalism' in
money-lending, is just about a fait accompli.

Gevalt. Strong Muslim ties? A strong Muslim background? Numerous pro-Islamic and anti-American advisors? You mean, like Dennis Ross, Mel Levine, Daniel Kurtzer, Debbie Wasserman-Schultz, Robert Wexler, Dan Shapiro, and Rahm Friggin' Emanuel? Anti-American Israel-haters like that, you mean?

Enough already. These conspiracy-mongers remind me of these cretins dug up by Ta-Nehisi.

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