Mitch McConnell: Do Not Disturb the US Honeymoon with Israel

Mar 08, 2019

Mitch McConnell embarks on a sentimental journey that allows him to castigate critical thinking as “sentiment.” The Daily Devil's Dictionary reports. An Associated Press article quotes Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s reaction to the what he sees as intolerable criticism of Israel...

Democrats and Republicans Agree to “Honor the Tropes”

Feb 14, 2019

Washington has fallen in love with a new insult designed to protect the interests of one of their favorite lobbies. The Daily Devil’s Dictionary has elected the word “trope” as the most abused word of the week. Here is a selection of its repetitive use: Nancy Pelosi and other Democratic...

Ilhan Omar Feels the Heat over AIPAC Tweet

Feb 12, 2019

Is the crime of criticizing Israel and the AIPAC lobby an open and shut case in the US? A new controversy around anti-Semitism in politics has blown up in America. The story began with complaints concerning a new member of Congress, Democratic Representative Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, a young...

The Illusion of AIPAC’s Invincibility

Feb 19, 2014

The illusion that AIPAC is invincible has been shattered. The defeat of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee's (AIPAC) ill-advised push for new sanctions on Iran in the midst of successful negotiations is nothing short of historic. The powerful and hawkish pro-Israeli lobby's...