On Affinity for Israel
Why do individuals either support Israel or denounce Israel? Is it because of the Jewish people? Is it Holocaust related? Is it because the Israelis have stood up to the Arab bullies and gotten up every time the bullies have tried to knock them down? Is it because of the Israelis success in an area of the world where success is measured either by the amount of oil lucre in your pocket, or the number of goats and camels one has accumulated? There are a myriad of reasons, I’d say, depending on the individual. Roger L. Simon was asked why he has an affinity for Israel and he answered the question in a post titled “Sympathy for the Devil (not).”
Why do I support Israel? Because I think, of all the countries in the world, Israel is closest in spirit to what being an American is all about.
Via Mike Silverman at Red Letter Day.