I know I'm not posting these days, but I thought I would post this anyway: Bradley Burston's lament that Israel isn't working hard enough to delegitimize itself. He points out that now Israel's Foreign Ministry is refusing to meet with U.S. congressmen (!) because they've been brought to Israel by J Street, which is, as most of us reality-based Jews know, not anti-Israel, not by a long shot:
It wasn't enough to threaten our relations with the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Austria and the whole of the European Union, as well as the emirates and other moderate Muslim states, by apparently violating the basic conventions of all civilized states in the Dubai murder.
It was necessary to stage a quick follow-up, for the sake of balance, perhaps, in going after our relations with Israel's indispensable ally. In a gratuitous move breathtaking in its haughtiness, its ignorance of and disrespect for the United States and the American Jewish community, the Foreign Ministry - spearhead of Israel's campaign against boycotts abroad - elected this week to boycott a meeting with five U.S. Congressmen visiting Israel.
You should read the whole thing. He's very powerful when he's angry.
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