Biden Invests His Capital in Israel

May 24, 2021

Though the stale expression “political capital” has become a handy item in every pundit’s vocabulary, there was a time when the financial metaphor would have seemed jarring and paradoxical in the context of democracy. Its popularity today reflects a disturbing trend in the reasoning that...

Mitch McConnell: Do Not Disturb the US Honeymoon with Israel

March 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...

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: “PE” or Part-Time Progressives

April 04, 2018

There are many who are uncomfortable with and deeply critical of the current policies and actions of the Israeli government. Exceptionally, The Daily Devil’s Dictionary will define not a word, but two simple letters that make up the prefix of an acronym. The abbreviation PE on its own...

Why Does Obama Reward Bibi’s Bad Behavior?

September 15, 2016

The US is doling out military aid to Israel because of a multidimensional relationship, turmoil in the Middle East and domestic support for a country perceived as an indispensable ally. On September 14, the United States decided to shower munificence on an inconvenient ally that delights in...

US Candidates Offer Nothing Different on Palestine

March 04, 2016

Will the next US president be any different on his or her stance over Palestine? “Are either of you registered to vote?” says Mona. “Please, please, please register if you’re not. It’s so easy. Very quick.” I can almost imagine my friend as she types this message to me and another...