I am going to re-post a comment that I tweeted to Mr. Schama on February 21, 2016 via TwitLonger:
Link to Schama’s Financial Times essay:
Just the latest on the pressing question of ‘Jewish Money’:
A link available to subscribers of W.S.J.:
A link to Occupy Democrats that reports on the W.S.J. news story:
My comment is in response to your hysterical diatribe against B.D.S. in The Financial Times:
‘Jew hatred’ is the response of that notorious hybrid creature Antisemite/Self-hating Jew, constructed by Zionist apologists/propagandists like yourself, and accepted as the Party Line by your allies at A.I.P.A.C.,Sheldon Adelson and the Bronfman’s Sr. & Jr. Who would have thought, that this report would have come from the utterly dependable defender of Zionist settler colonialism The Wall Street Journal?
Karl Kraus’ Ghost
I also posted this comment, as it was, to the Financial Times as a reply to the Schama essay, and after a few hours it was removed.What I meant to indicate by my use of rhetorical binary of Antisemite/Self-hating Jew was that a politically rational critique of Israel and Zionism is an impossibility: given that this hybrid makes any critique impossible, as the critique is the product of a prima facie prejudiced source. Any critique is immediately identified as either one or the other. The practice of nuance is antithetical to political apologetics as practiced, but call by its rightful name propaganda.
Here is my subsequent comment to my first,that I hoped would clarify and add depth to my first attempt: