Ta-Nehisi writes:

I have two problems with this. 1.) The "Zionist control" theory is a cop-out, a kind of "the Israelis made me do it!" defense. If you have a beef with American foreign policy over the past couple decades, take it to the people you elected and supported.  2.) Why is this dude speaking for Barack? How does he know what Obama's foreign policy priorities will be? Why can't he stop talking? I don't get this at all.

A "cop-out" is one way of looking at it. But it's also a cop-out to call it a cop-out. Scapegoating is another term.

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