and re-tune my piano.
Yesterday, I attended a lecture on Israeli attitude toward the peace process.
Since the presenter had just returned from Israel, I was expecting a balanced presentation of various viewpoints. I was seriously disappointed.
What I got was a two hour diatribe including every talking point ever used in defense of Israel’s actions. The American press is biased against Israel. Palestinians are lazy and xenophobic. Every problem is caused by Arab intransigence and duplicity.
The last time I had heard a presentation that biased on the Middle East was Benjamin Netanyahu, eight years ago, at the St. Louis Speaker’s Series