If there seems to be a single issue that rallies the Teabaggers, Liberals, bigots and Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad it is their stance on Israel.
On-line friends (Twitter and bloggers) have surprised me with the speed with which they pounced on the ‘big, bad Israel’ position. I expected it from the Ahmadinejad’s of the world as well as the anti-Semites. But Progressives who claim to be hate-free and open-minded?
Even before the first video hit YouTube, I found many liberal friends chastise Israel for attacking the poor Flotilla with nothing but humanitarian aid and love for the desperate Palestinians in Gaza.
With the same conviction that we mocked when Republicans blindly supported a president and the lies that led us into 2 wars, many liberals charged that Israel was guilty without ever hearing a single fact.
I even read comments where people said that they will never be convinced that Israel could be justified in Flotilla-gate. Wow. And they call themselves liberal.
They quickly dismiss any comments and evidence coming out of Israel and denounce anyone who supports them. Just as quickly, they post stories linking to anything promoting the Flotilla (or anti-Israel) cause without seeking supporting evidence.
They post every country that gives dollars, arms or aid to Israel but ignore which organizations support the Palestinians in Gaza and Hamas. [Hint: you may want to read about IHH and their ties to Hamas]
Just who agrees with my liberal friends who stand united against Israel?
Let’s start with former grand wizard of the KKK and possible US presidential candidate – David Duke.
Duke’s post has an interesting choice of photos: A slew of sheets with eyes cut out – just like those worn by the KKK. Above the Klansmen is the word – Kohanim (Jewish high priests). Duke clearly is equating the Jewish supremacy with his White supremacy. Fascinating if not also hypocritical – and laughable.