Even before Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu began his long-awaited June 14 policy speech on Mideast peace, [Howard Schneider of the Foreign Service (he's a diplomat?) of] the Washington Post rushed out to warn readers that it wouldn't pass the paper's kosher test. "Netanyahu's Speech to Inject Zionist Perspective," the headline blared.But Schneider's text read:
Simply frightening to the Washington Post that an Israeli leader would go so far as to tilt a major foreign-policy address in a Zionist direction.
What next? An American president injecting Americanism in his speeches? What is the world coming to?
...Only when an Israeli leader chooses a venue that epitomizes the historic essence of the Jewish state does the Post raise a red flag.
Talk about a double standard!
Advisers to Netanyahu and Israeli political analysts say the speech will be aSo, actually, he was just quoting, I trust, others about that "Zionist injection". Rennert of The American Thinker need not have gone that overboard, methinks.
response to President Obama's address to Muslims this month at Cairo University.
Netanyahu, they say, wants to inject a Zionist "narrative" into a discussion
that he believes was tilted in Obama's speech toward the Arab version of events.
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So, is Zionism is a dirty word?