Stanford, Israel, and hatred

Stanford college student Hamzeh Daoud, overwrought that the Israeli Knesset enacted the "Nation-State" Basic Law, made a Facebook posting: I'm gonna physically fight Zionists on campus next year if someone comes at me with their 'Israel is a democracy' b‑‑‑‑‑‑‑.  And after I abolish your a‑‑ I'll go ahead and work every day for the rest of my life to abolish your petty a‑‑ ethno-supremacist, settler-colonial state. The Stanford College Republicans dared to condemn Daoud's posting and egregiously preserved it on its own Facebook page, sparking controversy amongst the Stanford campus community. Feeling the heat, Daoud did emend his posting to read "intellectually fight" instead of "physically fight," reportedly proffering the Stanford Daily the explanation or excuse that the initial posting was a "spur-of-the-moment emotional reaction" to the...(Read Full Post)