The Israel Lobby and Hagel

At TIME, Joe Klein addresses the complaints from conservative Jews over President Obama’s nomination of Chuck Hagel for Secretary of Defense. Klein dismisses the notion that Hagel is anti-Israel, as well as comparisons between Iran and Hitler Germany.  Klein writes, “These notions of betrayal and appeasement (pace Bill Kristol), perfumed with intimations of anti-Semitism are part of a hyperbolic corruption of common usage, favored by neoconservatives and their extremist allies.” 

Read at TIME

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