Making the click-through worthwhile: The mask slips from Valerie Plame, the media continues to treat unhinged political voices quite seriously, a cynical prediction on the health care debate, and a long-lost pop culture podcast returns!Don’t Lay the Plame on Me.
If Valerie Plame always had a certain interest in anti-Semitic conspiracy theories, it would explain a few things, wouldn’t it?
Thursday’s controversy began with former CIA employee Plame tweeting out a link to an article headlined, "America's Jews Are Driving America's Wars." The article’s sub-headline asked, “Shouldn't they recuse themselves when dealing with the Middle East?” (Got that? If you are a particular religion, you should not deal with Middle East policy at all, because your religion will automatically skew your judgment. Good thing Christianity and Islam don’t have any ties to the Middle East, right? I guess the author would prefer that U.S. foreign policy in the region was managed by Scientologists.)
The article -- which I won’t link to, go find it yourself -- was pretty explicit in the insistence that Jews couldn’t be trusted to work on ............ To Read More....