Josh Marshall on Goldblog and its Obsession

In reference to my previous post on Dave Weigel, Josh Marshall writes:

Jeffrey Goldberg brings 'make everything about Israel' to the parody stage.

A friend of mine once bet me that I wouldn't be able to work Israel into the lede of a story about NASCAR. I wanted to take him up on the bet, except that I couldn't, because I only write about Israel.

And elephants. One of the reasons I'm proud of this recent New Yorker story is that it is 17,000 words-long and contains not a single reference to Jews, Israel, Salam Fayyad, Stephen Walt, or Abe Foxman.