Why didn’t Susan Rice just get up and say, “I’m being forced to veto this condemnation of Israel because the Israel Lobby controls D.C., I’m bitterly resentful about it, and Stephen Walt will soon be explaining why”? It would have been less damaging than the spectacle we just witnessed, wherein, as John pointed out, the [...]
It is clear that Susan Rice was trying to make sure that there was literally no country who did not see Israel and the Jews as a pariah. She did accomplish this for Obama and the leftist Democratic politicians. They have waited a long time to be able to join the civil rights glitterati of the United Nations: Libya, Sudan, Saudi Arabia, etc. Now Obama and Rice feel invigorated at being able to join in action their fellow anti-Jewish leftists. It has been awhile coming for them and it is as much a relief for them as it is for Coptic Christians to escape Egypt.
The United States has never, ever sunk so low as they have this week in their lack of support of human rights and the survivability of Jews. All Jews should now realize that an holocaust is quite possible in America led by the likes of Rice and Obama. Will it be as universal as the German one? Probably not? But it will be the same for Jews who do not see eye to eye with Obama. It will also be an expanded Holocaust to include none Jews who do not see eye to eye with Rice and Obama on the World Stage.