Skip to comments.Was J-list in the service of J-Street?
Posted on 08/04/2010 2:02:17 PM PDT by Brugmansian
. . .The evidence so far indicates that many members of Journolist support the Middle East policies of a Washington organization named J Street. The supposedly pro-Israel J Street is a relatively new leftist lobby, PAC and educational foundation that calls itself Obamas blocking back and takes positions critical or outrightly opposed to Israeli defense policy, the Netanyahu-led government, the Cast Lead operation, sanctions against Iran, and the interdiction of the Turkish IHH flotilla en route to Gaza. Indeed, a survey of a couple dozen purported members of the J-List shows many of them to be vocal fans of the upstart J Street lobby.
That shouldnt be too surprising considering that an Englishman named Daniel Levy, one of J Streets founders, is listed on the J-List rosters. So is Robert Greenwald of Brave New Films who sits on J Streets Advisory Council.
Spencer Ackerman, the designer of the call-them-racists-and-throw-them-through-a-window strategy, proudly described J Streets birth thus:
Beginning today, a band of liberal Jews intends to transform the terms of the American debate over Israel among the most delicate, controversial and combustible topics in politics. Two young, leading liberal Jews Jeremy Ben-Ami and Daniel Levy plan to unveil the first-ever
On YouTube, Ackerman can be heard at a J Street event decrying the injustice visited by Israeli Jews on Palestinians for 40 years.
(Excerpt) Read more at dailycaller.com ...
This is turning into a really big scandal.
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