Originally Posted by Cain
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As far as I'm concerned the reason why Americans overwhelmingly identify with Jews is rather simple: in this disagreement, Jews are the white people.
Those noble colonizers -- I mean, settlers -- from Europe... the people who nobly created government subsidized segregated housing -- I mean, settlements... um, that's our team: Holocaust, Holocaust, Holocaust!
I think this is the elephant in the room: white supremacy. Ironic how American support for Israel against its own national interests can be attributed to a "complex set of factors" with little or no elaboration yet those who, albeit mistakenly, believe American Jews are the driving force behind US Foreign Policy toward the Israel-Palestinian conflict are motivated by anti-semitism.