Thursday, March 11, 2004
Max Hastings pens yet another "I'm not anti-Semitic, I'm anti-Zionist" essay in today's Guardian. Funny that. A constant strain of Eurotrash thinking is to blame the Jew for the predatory terrorism of the Arab. Hasting's thrust is that Arab terrorism is an outgrowth of the wicked Sharon and Netanyahu governments.
Arafat, Hamas, and Islamic Jihad are, one would suppose, innocent bystanders in all this.
The sad thing is, he wrote such a fine battle history of the battle for the Falkland Islands.
BTW, if you go to the Guardian Comment Page, you can scroll down and read Sydney Blumenthal's latest screed accusing Bush of being a negative campaigner instead of uniting the country when he had a chance. This after John Kerry's relentlessly negative campaign, too.
Blumenthal never fails to disappoint: