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The Bitch is in Heat Again

By Anastasia , published on Sep 16, 2012

...there: the old clichés, the old conspiracy theories, the old images, all of the things that were once associated with the racist right, now far more common on the radical left, just as ugly and just as irrational in every way.

The myth goes that the left turned against Israel after the Six Day War, when the oppressed supposedly turned into land-grabbing oppressors. The ideological convolutions here have become positively tortuous, with Israel being compared to Nazi Germany. One German bishop even described Ramallah, the Palestinian city on the West Bank, as the new Warsaw Ghetto,... (more)

Tags: israel, socialism, liberalism, book reviews, palestine, anti-semitism, the political left, the six day war

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