This will come as a surprise to many of you, after her post yesterday on the Israel lobby in which she stated: "It will not do my career much good to say it, but here goes.  America has an influential Israel lobby in large part because of ethnic affinity."

The Atlantic's owner, the well-known Zionist extremist David Bradley, has yet to punish Megan, but he undoubtedly will.  Interestingly, he has yet to take action against me, for criticizing AIPAC in a New York Times op-ed last year. I don't know how to explain this. Maybe it's because it's not, in fact, an act of journalistic martyrdom to criticize the Israel lobby. Maybe it actually advances your career. It certainly worked for Stephen Walt.

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