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Wednesday, July 01, 2009

Fantastic Quote

I'm sure most of you have seen this already, but it's too good not to share:

"On a more serious front, I sincerely hope that when the president goes in for his annual check-up, the doctors at Bethesda will do a brain scan. Surely something must be terribly wrong with a man who seems to be far more concerned with a Jew building a house in Israel than with Muslims building a nuclear bomb in Iran."

                                                     ~Columnist Burt Prelutzky~

Posted by David Bogner on July 1, 2009 | Permalink

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Too true! Thanks for sharing, I hadn't seen it.

Posted by: Jethro | Jul 1, 2009 1:41:55 PM

Hyperbole. You don't like his demanding an end to settlement building. Fine. But that's a far cry from being more concerned with that than Iran's nuclear capabilities.

Posted by: dys | Jul 1, 2009 6:07:26 PM

Something bothered me about this quote. The narrow interpretation of President Obama's foriegn policy view of the Middle East/Iran issue led me to dismiss it at first as representing an intellect that's a mile wide and an inch deep. Dismiss what's complex, and use a slyly clever self-congratulatory style to do it with.

But curiousity got the better of me, and I did a quick search. A scanning of a number of his commentaries gave me the impression of "Ann Coulter-as-a-69-year-old-bearded-guy."

But I ran across this, and maybe before we all engage in "high-fives" over Prelutzky's wit and (ahem) "wisdom" it may be worth glancing at a piece written for WorldNetDaily on December 7th, 2005 that apparently joins with Christian fundamentalists accusing the rest of us of being "anti-Christmas":

"And I blame my fellow Jews.
When it comes to pushing the multi-cultural, anti-Christian agenda, you find Jewish judges, Jewish journalists, and the American Civil Liberties, at the forefront... It is the ACLU, which is overwhelmingly Jewish in terms of membership and funding, that is leading the attack against Christianity in America..."

With the sole exception of the first sentence, that could've been written by David Duke...

Forgive my harsh reaction. Perhaps I'm a little depressed over Al Franken's being declared the winner of the Minnesota Senate seat. Not because I dislike Franken, quite the contrary I think he'll do fine.

But the seat used to be occupied by the late Paul Wellstone. And it only reminds me just how much Wellstone's passion, intelligence, and integrity are sorely missed these days...

Posted by: Mike Spengler | Jul 2, 2009 3:37:10 AM

While I agree that perhaps Obama's focus on settlement construction is a bit out of proportion, I think that many of us here could be accused of the same thing...

Posted by: Dave (Balashon) | Jul 2, 2009 9:52:48 AM

love it!

Posted by: Miss Worldwide | Jul 2, 2009 5:20:03 PM

I think some of your readers miss the point---regardless of the political credentials of who said it, it's the perfect quote for putting this into perspective. WHAT is the greater threat to world peace -- a theocratic fascist dictatorship with dreams of world conquest by nuclear jihad, or a Jew who wants his just-married son to be able to buy a condo in the same neighborhood?

Hello????

Posted by: aliyah06 | Jul 4, 2009 10:21:24 PM

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