« No Mr. President; the government does not 'create jobs' |
Blog Home Page
| Graph of the Day for January 28, 2010 »
January 28, 2010
The New Jeremiah Wright?
Barack Obama's reading habits and sources of news have been revealed in a recent Washington Post article: The article mentioned only one blogger by name that President Obama read: Andrew Sullivan. The Atlantic's Sullivan is notorious for his tirades against Israel, Americans who support Israel, calumnies against Jews who try to influence US policy, and for his long-running denunciations of AIPAC.
Sullivan also supported the notorious Chas Freeman for chairmanship of the National Intelligence Council and the Walt-Mearsheimer "thesis" on why Congress supports Israel (it's the nefarious, diabolical Jews).
Sullivan has complained that the Washington Post publishes "hackneyed AIPAC boilerplate every day on their op-ed page"; he alluded to Charles Krauthammer and Fred Hiatt (editorial page editor of the Wash Post), both of whom are Jewish, of "looking after their own neocons" ( of course, neocons is code for Jews )
Today, comes a timely example of Sullivan's animus towards all of the above:
American Conservative is the Patrick Buchanan rag.
I could go on...
Jeremiah Wright's successor? Hey, don't need to be photographed in the pews when the Blackberry is on the belt.
Speaking of Obama's advisers on Middle East issues:
In the Washington Post article regarding people who influence Barack Obama there popped up a name that drew my interest: Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick.
He is the former archbishop of Washington.
From the Post article:
Now, given the contentious relations the Catholic Church has sadly had with Israel since its founding, I was curious about Cardinal McCarrick.
I googled the name and this materialized on my screen, a column from Watan: The Arab American National Newspaper . Drawing on an article from the Jewish Telegraphic Agency, the column reports on a September, 2009, letter signed by ethnic and religious leaders commending Barack Obama's approach towards the Israel-Palestinian problem, that has mostly consisted of pressuring and criticizing Israel. One can read the letter by clicking on the above URL.
But the more revealing aspect is the signatories. They include not only McCarrick but also this cast of characters (including a sprinkling of left-wing rabbis):